Freak shows

Freaks - Exhibitions
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Date: 1905 By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Kenna, Michael, active 1980-2000 Ref: Eph-E-KENNA-1905-01 Description: An arrangement of text of different types, with a decorative border. States that Abomah has come direct from Earl's Court London, where in one day, 47,000 pe...
Date: 1905 Ref: Eph-C-VARIETY-1905-01 Description: An arrangement of text, and illustrations on both sides of sheet. The text discusses the Amazons of Dahomey. The programme also lists The Great Keilderson, a...
New Zealand Centennial Exhibition (1939-1940 Wellington) :On view at Playland, Centennial Exhibition! Mexican Rose, the 54 stone fat girl. A Greenhalgh & Jackson attraction. [1939-1940].
Date: 1939 - 1940 By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978; Cabot, Beatrice Eliza, 1894-1981 Ref: Eph-C-CABOT-Exhibition-1940-01 Description: Shows an arrangement of text with an inset photograph of Mexican Rose in a loose dress, with a Mexican hat in front of her, lighting a cigarette. Quantity: ...
Date: 1939 - 1940 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] Ref: Eph-A-CABOT-Variety-1940-01 Description: Shows a photograph of Mexican Rose seated, wearing a Mexican shawl and hat. Mexican Rose was an exhibit at the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, Wellington...
At Evans Bay Carnival, you must see Wee Jimmy, South America's miniature racehorse, 23 1/2 inches high, shod with solid gold shoes; everybody's darling. Dave T meekin's 100 per cent shows [1936]
Date: 1936 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] Ref: Eph-B-CABOT-Variety-1936-01 Description: Arrangement of text with two inset photographs of a uniformed man leading a small horse, and of a man in civvies holding the horse in his arms. Inscriptions...
Evans Bay Xmas Carnival. Chang the pinhead Chinaman. See the man with the head the size of an orange, and Troup of clever Chinese. A Greenhalgh & Jackson attraction.
Date: 1938 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978; Cabot, Beatrice Eliza, 1894-1981 Ref: Eph-B-CABOT-Variety-1938-02 Description: Arrangement of text. Dated from Cabot scrapbook no 1 (Eph-C-CABOT-Scrapbook). Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s). Physical Description: Letterpr...
Grand Opera House, Wellington :Gala matinee! Saturday afternoon at 2.30. Stanley McKay's Gaieties of 1937. "The marriage of Little Tom Thumb" with Harold Martinetti ... as the Bridegroom Don't fail to see Joe Lawman prince of comics, The Hilo Duo Hawaiian entertainers, The Warren Boys crazy tumbling clowns, The 7 Flying Martinettis the world's most wonderful acrobats ... [Flyer]. 1937.
Date: 1937 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978; Cabot, Beatrice Eliza, 1894-1981; Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: Eph-B-CABOT-Variety-1937-01 Description: Arrangement of text with inset photograph of the midget Harold Martinetti (18 years of age and 3ft 5ins) as the Bridegroom, and a "pretty little Wellington g...
Winter Show :First time here. The Pigmy woman from Africa. The world's smallest female. She is only 28 inches high, 27 years old. Children love Chilliwingi. Direction Tasman Bradley's Amusements. [1929]
Date: 1929 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978; Cabot, Beatrice Eliza, 1894-1981; Tolan Print Ref: Eph-B-CABOT-Variety-1929-01 Description: Arrangement of text with two full-length portrait of Chilliwingi in native costume, one holding a spear. Printed by Tolan Print, Wellington. Chilliwingi was...
Submarine illusion. At the Show, Fred Carlson, the Australian Premier Showman presents The Girl in the Goldfish Bowl, six inches high, alive amongst the goldfish. Must be seen to be believed. / Stiles & Co. - 76304 [1935 or 1955?]
Date: 1935 - 1955 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] Ref: Eph-A-CABOT-Variety-1930s-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with a small illustration of the girl in the bowl at the top. She has come direct from Hollywood, and is late of the Hall of Science,...
Date: 1900 - 1907 Ref: Eph-A-VARIETY-1900/1907 Description: Includes: Ca 1900-1920: Concert, O'Donnell's Hall, Kilbirnie. Friday Dec. 9th (ca 1900-1920). Flyer. 1900: Canterbury Jubilee Industrial Exhibition. Official...