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Silvers Grand Magic Circus: for the first time in Australia; the greatest show in Australia Silvers Circus presents one of the world's great magicians Ross Skiffington
Bib ID 7337561
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Description [Australia] : Silvers Circus, [between 1990 and 2000] 
1 poster : colour ; 64 x 45.5 cm 
Summary

Poster promoting a circus performance. Title appears at the upper edge. Features a drawing of Ross Skiffington posed above a semi-circular group of circus acts: clown, two horses, lion and female performer. All against a black background. No event date and place details are given

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. King sold Silver's in 1953. In 1976 Anton & Anna [Gasser] continued Silvers Circus in Australia. Ross Skiffington was the creator, writer, director & ringmaster of Silver's Grand Magic Circus.-- adapted from Wikipedia, viewed 2 March 2017, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silvers_Circus

Ross Skiffington is a New Zealand-born Australian magician, actor, and theatre director, who has received two lifetime achievement awards for his contributions to magic.

Notes

Caption title.

National Library of Australia's copy, previously folded, shows horizontal fold mark. It has pin holes at the corners and small tear lower left.

Vivian James Carter Collection.

Subjects Skiffington, Ross, 1948- -- Posters.  |  Silvers Circus -- Posters.  |  Magicians -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Clowns -- Posters.  |  Lions -- 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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