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Fairs, circuses and music halls

Maurice Willson Disher

Fairs, circuses and music halls

by Maurice Willson Disher

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith 8 plates in colour and 27 illustrations in black and white.
SeriesBritain in pictures
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13645048M

Maurice Willson; Fairs, circuses and music halls; William Collins, Underwood, G H; Guildford fairs, notes, n.d Charter of Merstham Fair, Surrey [Typescript translation of C (Charter Roll) (12 Edward III) no] Morris, C C; Merstham Fair; typescript, n.d Carshalton Society; Carshalton charter fair; Carshalton Society, c A history of the circus in Britain during the 19th century. One chapter deals with America, another with circus slang. Perhaps most interesting are the recollections of a gymnast and how he made it into the circus. From the Preface: But of the circus artistes - the riders, the clowns, the acrobats, the.

Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era, beginning around It faded away after as the halls rebranded their entertainment as variety. Perceptions of a distinction in Britain between bold and scandalous Victorian Music Hall and subsequent, more respectable Variety differ. Music hall involved a mixture of popular songs Cultural origins: 18th century, United Kingdom. Fairs, circuses and music halls (Britain in pictures) 11 copies The last romantic: the authorised biography of Sir John Martin-Harvey 4 copies Greatest show on earth, as performed for over a century at Astley's 4 copies.

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By the nineteenth century a wide array of shows and single acts constituted programs of public entertainment that traveled to towns and cities, including, by the end of the century, food concessions, rides, games of chance, theaters, fun and horror houses, menageries, and even small circuses.

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In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Seller Inventory # Circus Book “Fairs, Circuses And Music Halls” By M Willson Disher Circus Poster (Willsons Show Printers, s) C.

s LARGE Chromolithograph Circus Poster, Clown W/ Acts In Balloons. A Circus passed the house—still I feel the red in my mind.’” Sunday Times “Like anyone with a hankering for fairs, puppets, and music halls, I adored the world of the circus—and as [this] beautifully illustrated and superbly researched volume makes plain, it is a form of entertainment that has accumulated distinguished devotees.”Brand: Reaktion Books, Limited.

books based on votes: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen, Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury, G. He travelled with both Ginetts and Pablo Fanque's circuses and was a popular and charismatic figure.

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Fairs, circuses and music halls by M Willson Disher with 8 plates in colour and 27 illustrations in black and white. Published by in the Britain in Pictures series. Hardback with dust jacket. Jacket is worn and faded.

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Fairgrounds appear to be the main venue for such novelties but the growth of the music hall and shop front show or penny gaffs provided additional.The book The Greatest Shows on Earth: A History of the Circus, Linda Simon is published by Reaktion Books.

“Like anyone with a hankering for fairs, puppets, and music halls, I adored the world of the circus—and as [this] beautifully illustrated and superbly researched volume makes plain, it is a form of entertainment that has.