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An acrobat's 'Surprising Performances'

c.1780 - 1805.

An acrobat's 'Surprising Performances'

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    At travelling fairs and theatre shows, the public often enjoyed tumblers, acrobats and tightrope walkers. Polander, a famous acrobat from Poland, performed in London’s Sadler’s Wells theatre from 1780 to 1805. This print shows 30 of his ‘surprising performances’.

     

    Shelfmark: C103k.11

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