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Ridgway's Circus and Menagerie. [ca 1910-1919].

Reference Number: Eph-E-CABOT-Circus-Ridgway-1910s-01

Shows an arrangement of different texts, arranged around inset engravings of circus performers and one inset head and shoulders portrait of Charles? Ridgway, the proprietor. The touring manager was Stanley Riggs. Inset engravings show a circus ring, a lion, a tiger, a man standing on the rump of a galloping horse, a baboon, a bear, a hyena and a snake. Featured performers were: Rexo the escape king; Wort and Wattle in a comic entree entitles "The Spider", a troupe of jumping dogs; a performing thar; La Belle Beryl (contortionist), Henri Charles (hand balancer), Marion Rose (lady equestrienne and ariel [sic] gymnast, Balanso (comedy juggler), Broncho Billy (buck-jumper), Sultan the clever thoroughbred horse.

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Ephemera, Engravings and Advertising, related to Beatrice Cabot, Charles Henry Cabot, Charles Ridgway, Stanley Riggs, New Zealand Times Company Ltd, Wellington City, Circus performers, Circus animals, Horses, Himalayan tahr, Horsemanship and Circus.

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Ridgway's Circus and Menagerie. [ca 1910-1919]., Reference Number Eph-E-CABOT-Circus-Ridgway-1910s-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on poster.Offset lithograph, on sheet 927 x 376 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy where possible.

Other copies available: Colour transparency in Ephemera Room.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: New Zealand times Print.

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