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Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington. Carl Hagenbeck's Ceylonese Exhibition, 1886?

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PressmarkEvan.435
Heading or VenueRoyal Agricultural Hall
PlaceLondon, Islington
TitleRoyal Agricultural Hall, Islington. Carl Hagenbeck's Ceylonese Exhibition. 12 monstre working elephants. A mother elephant with baby, (first in Europe) 70 Singalese & Tamils (natives of Ceylon). Buddhist priests, religious dancers, stick dancers, jugglers, snake charmers, etc. 15 racing bulls. Grand Austrian Military Band. Open each afternoon at 2 o'clock. Commence at 3. Carriages at 5 o'clock. Each evening open at 7 o'clock. Commence at 8. Carriages at 10. Admission sixpence. Three thousand seats free. Reserved seats 6d., 1s. and 2s. 6d. Children half price
Size39 x 32 cm.
Date[1886?]
NotesPierced at top for hanging up. - Carl Hagenbeck was a renowned German wild animal trainer, noted for the 'gentling' method of animal training (Turner, J. M. Victorian arena. The performers. Lingdales Press, Formby, 1995)
GenrePoster
SubjectAnimals, Training of; Elephants; Circus animals
NamesHagenbeck, Carl, 1844-1913; Grand Austrian Military Band
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