Not currently on display at the V&A

Poster

ca. 1890 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pictorial and typographic. The poster shows an equestrian act taking place in the ring at Newsome's Circus.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Letterpress and woodcut
Brief Description
Poster advertising Newsome's Grand Circus, Middlesbrough, c.1890
Physical Description
Pictorial and typographic. The poster shows an equestrian act taking place in the ring at Newsome's Circus.
Dimensions
  • Poster height: 89.3cm
  • Poster width: 28.9cm
Credit line
Antony Hippisley Coxe Collection
Object history
The lettering is in two colours, red and blue. Associated Production: Newsome's Grand Circus. Proprietor: James Newsome. Performers: Mr. W. Coleman, Charles Ducrow, Andrew Ducrow (grandson of celebrated Andrew Ducrow), Aaron Hassan (Arab chief), Mr Francisco, Mlle. Adele, Madame Hassan (tightrope dancer), Lizzie Keys, Madame Newsome, J Hogini (posture master and musical momus), Mr. S. Saulte, Elphick (horse), Brunette (horse), Napoleon (horse), Kate Kearney (horse), Victoria (horse), Frisette (horse), Huline and Sons (clowns), Zamazou Troupe, Punch and Judy (performing mules). ca. 1890. Performance category: circus. Around the woodcut image there is a caption in red lettering: 'Thrilling Gymnastic Performances and Daring Acrobatic Feats' and 'Renowned Professors of Equestrian Art'.
Production
31 Nicholas Street
Other Number
2.1 - Hippisley Coxe Collection number
Collection
Accession Number
S.3777-1995

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record createdJuly 30, 2010
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