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  • Place of origin:

    Bradford (made)

  • Date:

    1938-1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    W.E. Berry Ltd (printers (people))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pictorial and typographic. The image shows the troupe of fifteen performers, two of them tumbling in the ring, two of them acting as catchers and eleven of them in a human pyramid, standing on each others' shoulders.

Place of Origin

Bradford (made)


1938-1939 (made)


W.E. Berry Ltd (printers (people))

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on paper


Height: 51.1 cm poster, Width: 76.4 cm poster

Object history note

This poster was issued during the run of the circus since says 'Now Open'. A note by the printer on the poster notes that this is 'Design H'. Associated Production: Bertram Mills' Circus. Performers: Wazzan Abyssinian Whirling Arabs (acrobats). Olympia, Kensington, London. 22.12.1938-26.1.1939. Performance category: circus.

Descriptive line

Poster advertising Bertram Mills' Circus, featuring The Wazzan Abyssinian Whirling Arabs, Olympia, 1938 to 1939

Production Note

Nesfield Street, Bradford


Printing ink; Paper




Entertainment & Leisure; Prints


Theatre and Performance Collection

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