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Pedro Bros Circus Limited :Thames, Fri 30 Sat. 31st Oct. First appearance in New Zealand. A complete mammoth show, coming in all its restless conquering grandeur, the most worthy combine in amusement annals. [Evening Post print - 48863. 1931].

Reference Number: Eph-E-CABOT-Circus-Pedro-1931-02

Poster promoting a circus whose proprietors were Messrs Pedro and Cabot. The business manager was Charles Cabot and the treasurer Cecil Pedro. The touring manager was Joe Bruce, and the equestrian director William Tyler. The superintendent of canvas was Reg Stunt.An arrangement of text listing: The Flying Winskills (aerial acrobats) and Charlie Chaplin clown; Tyler's wonderful performing monkeys; a great troupe of performing ponies; the Great Tyler (the world's greatest Risley act); Bert Weston (balancer); the Aerial Delevants (three women); Pimpo (acrobatic talking clown); Val-de-Mare (trick cyclist); Rosie Rifle & Co. (world's greatest lady rifle shot supported by Wild West lariat spinners, lassoers and stock-whip experts); Lavigue Sisters (double wire act); Joey the laughing clown with dummy August; Bubs Winrow (juvenile acrobatic dancer and contortionist); La Belle Maisie (trapeze performer); Togo the Charleston horse; Nelson Brothers (jugglers); Tommy (miniature trick pony); Alice Wilton (lady bareback rider); silver band headed by Charles Ross. Venue is handwritten in black paint at the top.

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Offset printing, Ephemera and Advertising, related to Charles Henry Cabot, Cecil Pedro, William Tyler, Joe Bruce, Reg Stunt, Bert Weston, Pimpo (Clown), Val-de-Mare, Rosie Rifle, Lavigue Sisters, Bubs Winrow, La Belle Maisie, Nelson Brothers, Alice Wilton, The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Flying Winskills, Delevants, Aerial, Togo (Horse), Tommy (Horse), Thames, Circus performers, Acrobats, Circus animals, Aerialists and Circus.

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Pedro Bros Circus Limited :Thames, Fri 30 Sat. 31st Oct. First appearance in New Zealand. A complete mammoth show, coming in all its restless conquering grandeur, the most worthy combine in amusement annals. [Evening Post print - 48863. 1931]., Reference Number Eph-E-CABOT-Circus-Pedro-1931-02 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on poster.Offset lithograph 1020 x 380 mm. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Date verified in Cabot scrapbook number 98 (Eph-A-CABOT-Scrapbook-98).

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

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

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