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].

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].
Date
1931
By
Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.)
Ref
Eph-E-CABOT-Circus-Pedro-1931-02
Description

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.

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

Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on poster..

Physical Description: Offset lithograph 1020 x 380 mm

Additional description

Alternative form available: File print and colour transparency in Ephemera Room

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] / [Posters of around A1-A0 size]
Format
1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on poster., Ephemera, Offset photomechanical prints, Posters, Advertisements, Offset lithograph 1020 x 380 mm, Orientation: Vertical image
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Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.). 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].. Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976]. Ref: Eph-E-CABOT-Circus-Pedro-1931-02. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23137324

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