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Chatham Recreation Grounds, Kent. Grand Gala Day, 1881

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PressmarkEvan.472
Heading or VenueChatham Recreation Grounds
PlaceKent, Chatham
TitleForesters' and shepherds' grand gala day held in the Chatham Recreation Grounds back of Fort Pitt. (By kind permission of the Chatham Board of Health,) Tuesday, June 28th, 1881. The proceeds will be divided, one half to St. Bartholomew Hospital, one half to the reserve fund of the district … A grand procession will leave the New Road (top of Star Hill) at twelve o'clock, headed by two celebrated brass bands, riders in character, banners, bannerettes, &c. Talent extraordinary. The committee have the pleasure to announce that they have again engaged Mr. Alfred Montgomery, the premier caterer for fetes and galas … to provide the following London star artistes and novelties: Ethardo, the great original spiral ascensionist … The great Richarde and Elvin troupe of acrobatic wonders … Tickets sixpence each. Or fourpence each if taken before the day. Children under twelve years, half-price, programmes, scented, 1d. Each
Size90 x 29 cm.
Date1881
Imprint[London] : Williams and Strahan, Printers, 74 New Cut, Lambeth, London
NotesPrinted in blue, red, yellow, green and black ink. - Another copy at Evan.2758
GenrePoster
SubjectCircus; Fairs - England; Acrobats
NamesMontgomery, Alfred; Ethardo, Steve, 1835-1911
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