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Silvers Grand Magic Circus for the first time in Australia : presents one of the world's great magicians / BWR
Bib ID 6812160
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, text, sheet]
Online Versions
Description [Australia] : Silvers Circus, 1988 
©1988 
1 poster : colour ; 63 x 45 cm or smaller. 
Summary

Poster promoting a circus performance. Title appears at the upper edge with images of a ringmaster, a tent, a clown, an animal trainer and a pirate with a canon, all on a red background. The initials "BWR? 88" appear lower right.

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] launched 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'-- Silvers Circus website, viewed 9 December, 2016, http://www.silverscircus.com.au/our-history/index.php

Notes

Caption title.

National Library of Australia's copy 2 and 3 belong to the Vivian James Carter Collection.

National Library of Australia's copy 1 is signed on the verso upper left "Rusty Shannon, 1989." Rusty Shannon (Raymond Bell) and the Melody Twins were a 1950's country music trio based in Melbourne.

National Library of Australia's copy 3 (38 x 27 cm) shows horizontal fold marks and a horizontal centre join.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138353198

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