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Lennon's Circus and Rodeo presenting Australian artists and horsemen; revolving ladder act, Muldoon in his sensational balancing act ... see Abdul the bucking steer ... Craig Printing Co., Ltd, Invercargill [ca 1948]

Reference Number: Eph-D-CABOT-Circus-Lennon-1948-01

Poster advertising a circus and rodeo contains an arrangement of text, and seven photographs of circus performing: Australia's leading rope spinner and whip cracker, Smoky the trick pony, Pearl Lennon the sensational trapeze artist, Roman rings artists, Phillip Lennon aged 5 (the youngest cowboy in the world)Also lists the names of outlaw horses to be ridden: Red Devil, Grey Echo, Ginger Meggs, Firefly, Blue Blazes, Pitch & Toss, Comet, Black Diamond, Bambi the bucking mule, Tomato the Donkey. Prizes were offered to local riders who could stay 30 seconds on Red Devil, or to any boy who rides Bambi.

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Offset printing, Ephemera and Advertising, related to Phillip Lennon, Pearl Lennon, Lennon Bros Circus, Craig Printing Company, Invercargill City, Circus performers, Cowboys, Circus animals, Rodeos and Circus.

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Lennon's Circus and Rodeo presenting Australian artists and horsemen; revolving ladder act, Muldoon in his sensational balancing act ... see Abdul the bucking steer ... Craig Printing Co., Ltd, Invercargill [ca 1948], Reference Number Eph-D-CABOT-Circus-Lennon-1948-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on poster.Offset lithograph, on sheet 755 x 500 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Dated around 1920s because of hair style of M. Sell.

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Other copies available: Scanned from original. File print in Ephemera Room

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