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Royale Super Circus
Bib ID 7373881
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Description [New South Wales] : Circus Royale, [between 1971 and 2007] 
1 poster : colour ; 36.2 x 27.4 cm 
Summary

Poster advertising Circus Royale. Reproduces a brightly coloured painting of a laughing clown wearing a small hat and a red polka dot bow tie. Title in black lettering on a yellow panel. No venue and date information.

Biography/History

Franz Gasser, a Swiss acrobatic trapeze artist, was brought to Australia by the Bullen Brothers Circus in the early 1960s. Gasser remained in Australia, and with his Australian wife Manuela established Circus Royale in 1971. Circus Royale prospered in the 1980's and toured to New Zealand and South East Asia. Franz Gasser was innovative, and introduced the first vinyl Big Top tent into Australia. The circus was taken over by Damian Syred in 2007.

Notes

Caption title.

Vivian James Carter Collection.

National Library of Australia's 2nd copy has information panels, attached with tape, on the right and at the lower edge. Performance by the Royale American Super Circus at Marsden Park, NSW.

Image also used on the poster, Circus Royale; National Library of Australia's copy at vn 6295423.

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