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Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington. Zoological Exhibition, 1881

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PressmarkEvan.2765
Heading or VenueRoyal Agricultural Hall
PlaceLondon, Islington
TitleRoyal Agricultural Hall, Islington. [H. & T. Read. Lessees] Zoological exhibition and grand Christmas fête accommodation for 80,000 visitors. Commencing on Boxing-day for 6 weeks … The best entertainment in London. All the greatest attractions, including Bostock and Wombwell's Menagerie! ... The renowned bull, "Ligero" … Sanger's marvellous collection of wax work. Star marrionettes. The original Richardson's show! Wallser's ghost illusion. Chittock's famed dog & monkey exhibition. Monstre Christmas tree … Whiting's fine art exhibition … 13 hours amusement. Open from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. Animals fed at 4 and 9 p.m. each day. Admission sixpence
Size44.5 x 29 cm.
Date[1881]
Imprint[London] : Geo. Stevens, steam printer, 87 Commercial Road, E., and at Adelaide Buildings London Bridge, City, E.C.
NotesDated in MS. on reverse: 81-82. - Printed in red and black ink
GenrePoster
SubjectMenageries; Circus animals; Bulls; Optical illusions; Magic tricks; Waxworks; Marionettes
NamesBostock and Wombwell's Menagerie; Wallser, W.; Chittock's Dog and Monkey Show; Sanger, George, 1827-1911; Richardson's Show
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