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Broekman's Circus and Great Monkey Theatre, High Holborn, 1876

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PressmarkEvan.1172
Heading or VenueDuke's Theatre
PlaceLondon, Holborn
TitleBroekman's Monkey Theatre, the "Duke's," High Holborn. Grand Christmas pantomimic steeplechase executed by ponies, monkeys, bears, stags, elephant, goat, dogs and poodles. Never before witnessed in London. Eighty four-legged artistes will take part in the performance. Every day at 2 & 7. General repertoire for winter season: Comic dinner. Party of eight monkeys, and the waiter "Joe." The wonderful monkey acrobat on the slack rope. The extraordinary monkey "Lena," on the tight rope, a la Blondin … The wonderful thoroughbred and best trained ponies in the world, Aly and Emir, in their extraordinary leaps over objects six feet high. Grand pad act, by the wonderful equestrian monkey, Jaco. Leddy, the most highly trained and only musical pony in the world … Prices:- private boxes from 10s. to £2 2s. Orchestra stalls, 4s. Dress circle, 3s. Boxes, 2s. Dress circle, 3s. Boxes, 2s. Pit, 1s. Gallery, 6d. Children half-price (gallery excepted). Schools and large parties liberally treated with
Size38 x 26 cm.
Date[1876]
Imprint[London] : Walter Smith, "Bloomsbury Steam Printing Works," 61 & 62, High Street, W.C.
NotesDated in MS.: 1876.7
GenrePoster
SubjectAnimals, Training of; Monkeys; Ponies; Circus animals
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