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Bullens Mobile African Lion Safari Park
Bib ID 8034763
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
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Description [Australia] : Bullens African Lion Safari Park, [between 1968 and 1991] 
1 poster : colour ; 45 x 35 cm 
Summary

Poster promoting a mobile animal park and circus. Features photographs of lions, elephants, horses and a baboon sitting on a donkey. A blank panel for venue details appears at the left edge.

Biography/History

Alfred Percival Bullen (1896-1974) and his wife Lilian EtheI (1894-1965), began travelling around country shows with a pony and a few pairs of roller-skates. By 1922 the Bullens had organized their own circus. Bullen's Circus gave its last performance on 25 May 1969. Their son, Stafford Bullen (1925-2001), was the person behind the establishment of Sydney's African Lion Safari. In the early 1960s, he became aware of the threat television posed, and he decided to diversify in order to survive. In 1968, he opened the African Lion Safari Park near Warragamba Dam. The Safari Park closed in 1991.

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Caption title.

PIC Poster Drawer 329 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Bullens African Lion Safari Park -- Posters.  |  Captive wild animals -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Lions -- Posters.  |  Elephants -- Posters.  |  Baboons -- Posters.  |  Animals -- Posters.  |  Circus -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Circus animals -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Bullens African Lion Safari Park, issuing body
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