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Silvers Grand Magic Circus
Bib ID 6295499
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
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Description [Victoria] : Silvers Grand Magic Circus, 2001 
1 poster : colour ; 42 x 29.6 cm 
Summary

Poster promoting a circus performance. No venue or date details are given. Features a clown face and red gloved hands holding a yellow and white striped tent, against a blue background.

Biography/History

The original Silver's Circus was an Australian circus started by Mervyn King along with tentmakers, David Hardie Snr. and his two sons Les and David Jnr "In 1976 Swiss born Anton & Anna [Gasser] continued Silvers Circus in Australia. Their 3 children Tony, Rosita & Dominik have all followed in the family's footsteps to become Circus Artists ... Silvers was voted as "One of the best Ten Circuses in the world" in 1982 ... With artists continually arriving from all parts of the world, Silvers are proud of the ever changing program they are able to present ... Rosita & Dominik, along with their parents, still currently perform & direct Silvers Circus whilst their eldest son Tony & his wife Debbie run Unique Attractions'-- adapted from Wikipedia, viewed 2 March 2017, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silvers_Circus

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Caption title.

Vivian James Carter Collection. (Copies 2 and 3)

National Library of Australia's copy 1 has an attached black and white panel with "Silvers Australia's greatest circus. All new amazing 2001 spectacular. Hallam. Princes Hwy Hallam (near Hallam Hotel). 31st Oct to 18th Nov 2001." Poster and panel (63 x 30 cm)

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Silvers Circus -- Posters.  |  Clowns -- Posters.  |  Circus posters -- Australia.  |  Circus -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Advertising -- Circus -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Silvers Circus, issuing body
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