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Circus posters

 Subject
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Scope Note: Includes posters for circuses as well as carnivals, and wild west shows.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Circus: Newtown Park, January 20-21., 19**-01-20/19**-01-21

 Item — Poster 578: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90578
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising two performances of a circus at Newtown Park in Wellington. Includes a drawing of a sun and a clown in a suit of black & white polkadots.

Dates: 19**-01-20/19**-01-21

Circus Oz., [1980]-11-05/[1980]-11-22

 Item — Poster 411: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90411
Scope and Contents note Poster advertising a series of London performances by Circus Oz. Includes a drawing of a woman with the body of a kangeroo snapping her fingers. Also includes a cartoon style drawing of four people reading a newspaper and saying: "It’s a circus with live rock'n'roll. Great fun...but is it art? Innovative theatre-larrikin, surreal - defies categorisation, a new form bla bla bla bla bla." Also includes images of an emu on a unicycle and a kangeroo on juggling. Also includes the text: 'The...
Dates: [1980]-11-05/[1980]-11-22

Dramadillo: Mr Fingers' Apocalypse Circus.

 Item — Poster 335: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90335
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising a circus show by New Zealand theatrical company Dramadillo. Includes a black & white photograph of a clown.There are four other clowns on strings connected to his fingers. Also includes the texts: 'An adult circus-cabaret-theatre-revue thingy! New Zealand Students Arts Council. With the assistance of the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council'.

Dates: 1977 - 1992