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]

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]
Date
1947 - 1949
By
Craig Printing Company
Ref
Eph-D-CABOT-Circus-Lennon-1948-01
Description

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.

Dated around 1920s because of hair style of M. Sell.

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

Physical Description: Offset lithograph, on sheet 755 x 500 mm.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Scanned from original. File print 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 collected by Charles Cabot, for Lennon Bros. circus. 1970-1979]
Format
1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on poster., Ephemera, Offset photomechanical prints, Posters, Advertisements, Offset lithograph, on sheet 755 x 500 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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