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Barton's Circus :Barton Bros new circus, coming in all its restless conquering grandeur; the most worthy combine in amusement annals. Printed by N Z Times Co., Ltd, theatrical printers, Wellington. [1920-1935?]

Reference Number: Eph-E-CABOT-Circus-Barton-03

Poster promoting a circus whose performers included: The three Dentines (aerialists, iron jaw performers); Ernesto, Arons and Pedro (diversified skills and talents); Katie Montgomery (lady rider); Alvino (acrobatic talking clown giving his first appearance in New Zealand); Shand and Shand (including Miss Kitty Shand world champion lady acrobat); Coco & Chico (monkey men); Alicia (lady juggler). Heading indicates that Barton's is "now completely established in New Zealand; a complete new mammoth show".

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Ephemera, Relief prints and Advertising, related to Katie Montgomery, Alvino, Kitty Shand, Coco and Chico, Alicia, New Zealand Times Company Ltd, Bartons Circus, Dentines, Three, Wellington City, Clowns, Circus performers, Acrobats, Aerialists and Circus.

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Barton's Circus :Barton Bros new circus, coming in all its restless conquering grandeur; the most worthy combine in amusement annals. Printed by N Z Times Co., Ltd, theatrical printers, Wellington. [1920-1935?], Reference Number Eph-E-CABOT-Circus-Barton-03 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s) on poster.Relief print, 995 x 385 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Date uncertain; estimated from the wording "Coming in all its restless conquering grandeur" which is similar to that used on 1931 Pedro Bros Circus poster.

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Other copies available: File print and colour transparency in Ephemera Room

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