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Robert Bros. Circus : Wembley, Barnham Park
Bib ID 6295416
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Description Bradford, U.K. : Robert Bros. Circus, 1969 
1 poster : colour ; 76 x 51 cm 
Summary

A colour poster advertising performances of the Robert Brothers Circus in Wembley in London, England in May 1969. Poster features an illustration of a man wearing clown makeup boxing a kangaroo in a ring, while a ringmaster wearing a black tail suit smokes a cigar and looks on. An audience is visible in the background. Main titles in large green and red letters in blue panel at top. Show dates and venue information at foot of poster.

Biography/History

The Robert Brothers Circus was established by brothers Tommy and Bobby Roberts after World War II, and was one of the most popular and well known circuses in the British Isles.

Notes

Caption title.

At foot of poster: "Printed in England by W.E. Berry Ltd. Bradford."

"Zoo open from 11am onwards"

Digital master available; National Library of Australia, Pictures collection;

Subjects Robert Brothers Circus - Posters.  |  Kangaroos - Great Britain - Posters.  |  Animals in the performing arts - Great Britain - Posters.  |  Clowns - Posters.  |  Circus posters - Great Britain.  |  Performing arts - Great Britain - Posters.  |  Circus - Great Britain - Posters.  |  Advertising - Circus - Great Britain - Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia - Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Robert Brothers Circus
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