Not currently on display at the V&A


12/05/1834 (made)
Place of origin

Broadside typographical poster or playbill printed in black on pink paper.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Printed ink on paper
Brief description
Broadside poster or playbill advertising the last six nights of The Wars of Wellington and Victories of the British Army, followed by The Feats of The Tartar, the equestrian scene of Don Juan! and a grand equestrian Masked Ball, to conclude with the after-entertainment Lone House, or, On The Heath, Astley's, 12 May 1834
Physical description
Broadside typographical poster or playbill printed in black on pink paper.
  • Height: 75.6cm
  • Width: 24.8cm
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Object history
Associated Production: The Wars of Wellington, and The Victories of the British Army, The Equestrian Masked Ball. Performers: Mr. J. Ducrow, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. Brown. Astley's Circus. 12.5.1834. Performance category: circus, equestrian drama, equestrian entertainment, equestrian pantomime, military re-enactment. A note on the playbill states: 'The 2nd division of the boys of the Military Asylum will attend with their Juvenile Band, and march from Chelsea to witness the grand spectacle and unrivalled scenes in the circle at this theatre.'
Bridge Head, Lambeth
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Record createdAugust 3, 2010
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