Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks documents Preview

This module focuses on the world of travelling entertainment, which brought spectacle to vast audiences across Britain, American and Europe in the 19th and early 20th century. From big tops to carnivals, fairgrounds and dime museums, it covers the history of popular shows and exhibitions from both audience and professional perspectives.

3 Closes, acrobats c.1900 Ephemera; Photograph National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The 40 Thieves n.d. Poster The National Archives (UK)
7 United Monster Shows (Barnum, Sanger, Great London Circus) n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Achromatic & Sapphire Solar Microscopic Exhibition n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Acrobatie Merveilleuse. Paul Devaux n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Acrobats and mountebanks 1890 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provisions usually contained in Acts for constructing or regulating Markets and Fairs 23 Apr 1847 Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Actual photograph taken 20th July 1912 of HM Queen Mary accepting Bouquet from "Anita", the smallest lady in the world n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Ada Alexandra's Great American Hippodramatic and Spectacular Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Adam Forepaugh and Sells Brothers Enormous Shows United [2 Apr 1902] Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Adam Forepaugh and Sells Brothers Enormous Shows United...White Horse [1894] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Adam Forepaugh and Sells Brothers. Magazine of Wonders and Daily Review 1911 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Adam Forepaugh Shows …Book of Wonders 1892 Pamphlet; Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Adam Forepaugh's and Sells Brothers 20th Century Colossus n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Admiral Dot, Eighteen years old; twenty five inches high. Weighs only Twenty Pounds (front-facing) n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Admiral Dot, Eighteen years old; twenty five inches high. Weighs only Twenty Pounds (in profile) n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Admiral Dot. Seventeen years old twenty five inches high weighs only Twenty Pounds n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Advance courier of P.T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth & The Great London Circus. Sanger's Royal British Menagerie & Grand International Allied Shows n.d. Pamphlet; Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
[Advertising card] Leonard, Semon, Sonia, the world's foremost Lilliputian entertainers n.d. Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The African Glen 1 Jun 1835 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Agricultural Hall, Islington. Professor Risley's Imperial and Original Japanese Troupe! With the Wonder of the World Little All Right! n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Air Boat 1879 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Al G. Barnes and Sells-Floto Combined Circus...The All New Super Circus of 1937 n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Al G. Barnes Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Al G. Kelly and Miller Bros. Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Aladdin 1886 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp 1892 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Albany L'Homme aux Cent Trucs. Imitations comiques - exercices d'adresse - scènes humoristiques [Jul 1880] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Alexandra Palace...Baldwin's Drop from the Clouds. This, the most Daring and Thrilling Act ever accomplished, has resulted in Telegrams of Congratulation from all parts of the World n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Alfonso, the human ostrich 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Alhambra - Programme n.d. Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The American Circus Corporation [1925] Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
American Circus, Richmond Hill. Miss Waring's Benefit 20 Jan 1834 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
American Exhibition & Buffalo Bill's "Wild West" n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The American Humourist Frank Lincoln [1882] Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
American Museum n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
American Theatre (partial) n.d. Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Among the freaks 1896 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Amphitheatre and Circus, High Holborn. Mdlle Pereira n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The amusements of old London ... Vol.2 1901 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The amusements of old London .... Vol.1 1901 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Anatomical Representation of a Female Figure n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Anatomical Representation of a Female Figure Modelled from Venus De Medicis n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The anatomy of the contortionist 1889 Pamphlet Senate House Library, University of London
Ancient Paintings by Correggio n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Andenken an Frl. Prinzess Anneta. Frl. Anneta, Rumpfkünstlerin n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Andenken an Lionel, den Löwenmenschen n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Andenken an Lionel, den Löwenmenschen (in colour) n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Andenken an Lionel, den Löwenmenschen, 17 Jahre alt n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Anderton & Haslam's Menagerie 1894 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Angrezini's Exhibition, Mr Sievier's Marble Christ on Cross 1827 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Anita "the doll lady" n.d. Photograph National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Anita, "the living doll", smallest adult human being the world has ever seen n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Anita, the living doll n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Annie Howard, the tattooed woman 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Annie Jones, the bearded lady 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Another Grand Ball by the Mayor c.1820-1840 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Another Popular Fete n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Antiquarians and Amateurs of Fine Arts 20 Apr 1842 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Antiquarians and Amateurs of Fine Arts [1842] Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Antique & Historical Paintings on Glass n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Apollo presents "John Lemm" 18 Apr 1910 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Arab Acrobatic Troupe, Olympia, London 1898 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Arena. Last night but two of the company's performing 1 Jan 1836 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Art of Money Getting or hints and helps to make a fortune n.d. Pamphlet Senate House Library, University of London
The art of taming horses 1858 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Arthur H. Alexander's Basket of Originalities 1885 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Arthur Strode. Modern Magician 1892 Poster The National Archives (UK)
An Artists' Model 1895 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Assembly Room, Bell Hotel, Gloucester. Splendid promenade and magnificent Coronation Groups n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Astley's [programme] 1869-1870 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Astley's Equestrian Wonders n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's Equestrian Wonders n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's New Royal Amphitheatre. Grand Fashionable Night for the Benefit of Mr Geo. L. Pendar 23 Mar 1872 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's New Royal Amphitheatre. Grand Fashionable Night for the Benefit of Mr Geo. L. Pendar 22 Mar 1872 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's Royal Amphitheatre. Immense hit of the celebrated American equestrian young Hernandez n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's Royal Amphitheatre...Monsieur and Madame Fred Belling 25 Oct 1847 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's system of equestrian education, exhibiting the beauties and defects of the horse. With serious and important advice, on its general excellence, preserving it in health, grooming, &c / with plates 1801 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Astley's. Crowded Boxes! Overflowing Pit! And Crammed Galleries! For the Unequalled and Popular Equestrian and Dramatic Spectacles!!! 19 Apr 1841 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's. New Grand Productions! God Save the Queen 15 Jun 1840 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...The Conqueror's Steed! Or the Prophet of the Caucasus! 29 Apr 1841 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...The Lion of the Desert or, the French in Algiers 6 Jul 1840 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...The Merchant's Steed of Syracuse!! Or, the Flight of Damon 11 May 1840 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...The Merchant's Steed of Syracuse!! Or, the Flight of Damon 27 Apr 1840 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...The Renegade or The Siege of Alcazar and Struggles of the Moors! n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Battle Field! Or the Victories of Edward the Black Prince 22 Apr 1839 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Battle of the Amazons or, a fairy tale of ancient Granada 20 Mar 1848 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Camp of Silesia 3 Jan 1848 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Conquest of Ivanhoe n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Crichton! Bull Fight! Contest of Animals! 7 Sep 1837 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Crichton! Bull Fight! Contest of Animals! 6 Sep 1837 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Enchanted Horse! Of the Fairy Lake or, the Folder Rider of the Mystic Waters 27 May [c.1830-1840] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...First day of the magnificent tournament! 2 Sep 1839 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...First night of the unequalled American Lions!! 14 Oct 1839 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...La Coupe Gorge or, the Black Inn of the Heath! n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Lalla Rookh!! Or, the Ghebers of the Desert! 15 Aug 1836 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Life, Death and Restoration of the High Mettled Racer 3 Jun 1839 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Mazeppa! And the Wild Horse 6 Aug 1838 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Mons. Baptiste Loisset's celebrated French & German company of equestrians from the continent, and Mr. Van Amburgh's new trained lions 8 Apr 1839 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...St. George and the Dragon n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Tournament & Van Amburgh's Elephant 23 Sep 1839 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astley's...Tower of London or, England in the Dark Ages!! 15 Jun 1840 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Astonishing Canary Birds 1850-1860 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
At Col. Wood's Museum and Gallery of Fine Art, Chicago n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
At home n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Atrocious Mountain Meadow Massacre n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Atterbury Trained Animal Show [1939] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The autobiography of Chang, the tall man of Fychow, the great Chinese giant, including his celebrated ode on the Crystal Palace n.d. Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Avery and Carl Black Face. Singing, Talking and Dancing Comedians 1910 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Aztecs' Farewell...Exhibition of Novelty and Music n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
B.F Keith's Theatre - Feb 6 1905 1905 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
B.F Keith's Theatre - Jan 16 1905 1905 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
B.F Keith's Theatre - March 20 1905 1905 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
B.F Keith's Theatre - week of 23 Oct 1905 1905 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
B.F Keith's Theatre - week of 25 December n.d. Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
B.F Keith's Theatre - week of 4 Dec 1905 1905 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
B.F Keith's Theatre - week of 9 Oct 1905 1905 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
B.F Keith's Theatre - week of Nov 13 1905 1905 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Baba, boit sa bouteille de vin n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Babes in the Wood 1886 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Babes in the Wood...Come and Enjoy Two Hours of hearty Enjoyment n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Babil and Bijou 8 Apr 1882 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Baby Elephant n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Balloons! Balloons! 27 Aug 1845 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Bannister's Olympic Circus...For the Benefit of Messrs. Perry & Lynn, this present Friday Evening, Oct. 18, 1816, The Performances will commence with Horsemanship by Eight celebrated Equestrians 18 Oct 1816 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Bannister's Olympic Circus...Last Night but three for the Benefit of Mrs. Clough n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Bannister's Olympic Circus...Miss Bannister has the honor to announce to her Friends and the Public that her benefit is fixed for Tuesday, October 15, 1816 15 Oct 1816 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Bannister's Olympic Circus...this present Friday, October 4, 1816...will be produced, a New Ballet Dance (by Mr. Simpson) called The Sailor's Return 4 Oct 1816 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Bannister's Olympic Circus...this present Monday, October 7, 1816...Horsemanship by seven celebrated equestrians 7 Oct 1816 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Bannister's Olympic Circus...this present Tuesday, October 8, 1816...Horsemanship by seven celebrated equestrians 8 Oct 1816 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Bannister's Olympic Circus...this present Wednesday, August 28, 1816...will be produced, a Burletta, written by Mr. Simpson, called True Blue; or, a Warm Birth for Monsieur 28 Aug 1816 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Bannister's Olympic Circus...this present Wednesday, October 9, 1816...Horsemanship by seven celebrated equestrians 9 Oct 1816 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum & Bailey's Circus at Cardiff. Poster 1899 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Barnum and Bailey 108 Cage Zoo c.1916 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey Circus of All Nations n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth (colour poster) n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth, Elgin, Wed July 16 [1913] 1913 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...The Great Florenz Troupe c.1904 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...The Great Florenz Troupe c.1904 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...The Marvelous Eugenes 31 Mar 1894 Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...The Realm of Marvels n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...A World's Fair of Marvels c.1891 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...70 Performing Horses c.1897 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...70 Performing Horses c.1897 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...After the Ball n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Band Wagon n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Bears that Dance c.1916 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Bird Millman c.1918 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...By the Hair of their Heads c.1918 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Dainty Equestriennes c.1897 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Daring Achievements c.1898 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Enormous Horse Fair c.1897 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Grand Leaping Contest c.1899 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Home Once More n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Imre Kiralfy's Columbus c.1891 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Joie and Jupiter c.1897 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Lion and Tiger c.1913 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Lion and Tiger c.1913 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Looping the Gap c.1904 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Madison Square Garden, week ending 15 April 1893 18 Apr 1893 Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Madison Square Garden, week ending 4 April 1892 4 Apr 1892 Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Madison Square Garden, week ending 8 April 1893 (partial programme) 8 Apr 1893 Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Madison Square Garden, week ending 9 April 1892 9 Apr 1892 Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Miss Helen Girard, Empress of the Equestrian World c.1903 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Nero, or The Destruction of Rome [Apr 1890] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Nero, or The Destruction of Rome, at the Olympia, London [1890] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...People who Lived 3,000 Years Ago n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Portraits n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth...Tiger c.1916 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey Magazine and Daily Review n.d. Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Barnum and Bailey Shows...Les Frères Ancillotti c.1908 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey, Big Show, Washington D. C. 1926 Photograph Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey, on tour Great Britain, 1899 1899 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Barnum and Bailey's 15 New United Shows [10 Apr 1889] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey's 15 New United Shows [10 Apr 1889] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Bailey's 15 New United Shows [1889] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and great London circus songster c.1881 Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Barnum and London Nine Jumbo Shows United [1886] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and London Nine Jumbo Shows United... Madison Square Garden [Apr 1886] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and London Ten Jumbo Shows United [1887] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Van Amburgh Museum and Menagerie Co n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Van Amburgh Museum and Menagerie Co. 1865 Poster; Photograph Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Van Amburgh Museum and Menagerie Co...Little Boy Blue 23 Jul 1867 Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Van Amburgh Museum and Menagerie Co...Mystic Cave! 5 Sep 1867 Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum and Van Amburgh Museum and Menagerie Co...Stranger 21 Dec 1867 Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Van Amburgh's Museum and Menagerie Co...Streets of New York 12 Apr 1867 Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum and Van Amburgh's Museum and Menagerie Combination...Our Tenement Houses 28 Mar 1867 Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum on Money Making 6 Jan 1859 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum Programme n.d. Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Barnum-Bailey illustrated hand book of natural history n.d. Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Barnum: the Mahomet of Humbug. A Study in national hysteria. An address read before the Liverpool Philomathic Society, at the opening of the one hundred and eighth session 1933 Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Barnum's American Museum...The Amusement Saloon n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's American Museum...The Only Living Rhinoceros n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's American Museum...Living Siamese Twins n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's American Museum...Living Wonders n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's American Museum...Old Chateau n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's American Museum...Orange Girl! n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's American Museum...Positively the Last Three Days of the Grand National Baby Show! n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's American Museum...Revival of the Legitimate Drama Raffaelle n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's American Museum...Third day, and last but one of the Grand National Baby Show n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's American Museum...Wednesday, August 8, 1855 8 Aug 1855 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Famous Chinese Giant, Chang-Yu-Sing n.d. Photograph Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Gallery of Wonders no. 1 - General Tom Thumb, Born in 1832, is 28 Inches High and Weighs Only 15 Pounds n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Gallery of Wonders no. 1 - The Original General Tom Thumb, The Smallest Man Alive n.d. Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Great Show...Barnum's Magic City n.d. Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Great Show...Travelling World's Fair n.d. Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth and Great London Circus...The Great Barnum and London Nine Shows United n.d. Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth and Great London Circus...Fulton and Tompkins Aves [1885] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth and Great London Circus...Madison Square Garden [27 Mar 1885] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...8 Monster Shows United [1883] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...8 Monster Shows United [1883] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...8 Monster Shows United...Madison Square Garden [1885] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...Fulton Street [1883] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...Madison Square Garden [1883] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...Nine Shows United [1884] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...Nine Shows United, Madison Square Garden c.1884 Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...Nine Shows United, Madison Square Garden [1884] [20 Mar 1884] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...Nine Shows United...Madison Square Garden [1883] [1883] Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth, and Great London Circus...Nine United Shows n.d. Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Museum...Albino Sisters 5 Jul 1861 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Museum...New Year's Day 1 Jan 1862 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Museum...Ondina! 1 Jan 1862 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Museum...Over 100,000 Curiosities! 1864 Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's New Museum 9 Jul 1866 Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's New Museum!...Woodroffe's Troupe of Bohemian Glass-Blowers n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's New Museum!...Woodroffe's Troupe of Bohemian Glass-Blowers n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's New Museum...Children of Cyprus 13 Sep 1865 Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's New Museum...Jack and Jill 12 Jul 1866 Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's Original Fat Lady, Mary Powers n.d. Photograph Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Barnum's procession through Bath 1902 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Barnum's show 1889 Pamphlet Senate House Library, University of London
Barry's Star Menagerie of Living Wonders n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Battle of Navarino c.1827 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Battle of Waterloo! Cut out in Silk n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Beautiful Florences 1894 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Beethoven's Grand Concerto in C Minor 5-8 Apr 1826 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Before the footlights and behind the scenes: a book about "the show business" in all its branches … 1870 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Bell and Co's Gigantic Hippodrome, Menagerie and Circus 11 Jun 1858 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ben Sloper and Nancy's visit to Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth 1899 Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Benefit of Mr C Henry the Clown, Pantomime 'Green Bushes' 27 Apr 1855 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Bertram Mills Circus and Fun Fair n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Bertram Mills Circus and Menagerie n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Beware of pickpockets: Casse-cou n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The Big Show of the World...Sells Brothers Enormous United Shows. 5 Horse Tandem Hurdle Races n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Big Show of the World...Sells Brothers Enormous United Shows. W.H. Gorman and Polly Lee n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Big Show of the World...Sells Brothers Enormous United Shows...the greatest animal feature in the world a huge full grown male hippopotamus and tremendous female companion n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Big Show of the World...Sells Brothers Enormous United Shows...a remarkable and novel performance. The wonderful Snow White East Indian Sacred Zebu and riding peacock n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Big Show of the World...Sells Brothers Enormous United Shows...Effie Dutton and Frank Melville in champion Bare-Back equestrian exploits n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Big Show of the World...Sells Brothers Enormous United Shows...W.H Gorman and Polly Lee in thrilling equestrian performances n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Billy Andrews n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Billy Bonno, the American Fat Boy n.d. Photograph National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Billy Smart's New World Circus and Zoo n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Billy Wills, the hard headed man 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
The Biograph (early cinema) 1900 Poster The National Archives (UK)
A biographical sketch of the four Texan giants [1883] Pamphlet Senate House Library, University of London
"Biophulax", or life and property protector c.1850-1860 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Bioscope n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
A bit of Nottingham Goose Fair n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Black Horse n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Black Mountain Dairy 1887 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Blackpool Winter Gardens. Powerful attractions for Good Friday and the Easter Holidays n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Blondin. Portrait n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Blondin. Takings card and business card n.d. Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Bohemian Serenaders 15 Nov 1897 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The book of wonderful characters: memoirs and anecdotes of remarkable and eccentric persons in all ages and countries / chiefly from the text of Henry Wilson and James Caulfield [1869] Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Booths, aerial duo 1895 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The Bostock Arena and Jungle. Descriptive Guide & Programme. Earl's Court, 1907 1907 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Bowder Stone...Immense Fragment of Rock May 1868 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Boy with the Lions Head, Reynolds' Exhibition, Liverpool 1901 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The boys' life of Barnum c.1926 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The boy's modern playmate: a book of sports, games, and pastimes 1895 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The boy's own book: a complete encyclopedia of all the diversions, athletic, scientific, and recreative, of boyhood and youth n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The Boy's Own Paper, No. 442 ["Limbless Workers"] 2 Jul 1887 Periodical National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The boy's treasury of sports, pastimes, and recreations / with four engravings by Samuel Williams 1847 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The Bric-A-Brac Will 1895 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The Bridal Party. Wedding of two of Fred Roper's midgets n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Brighton Alhambra 1898 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The British Diorama n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Broekman's Circus and great Monkey Performance c.1876 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Brothers. Baron Littlefinger and Count Rosebud n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Bud E. Anderson's American Victory Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill's Great Free Street Parade and Pageant of Nations n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Buffalo Bill Novels: 27. Phantoms of the Trail n.d. Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Buffalo Bill Novels: 49. Buffalo Bill at Last Chance n.d. Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Buffalo Bill outdone by Mexican Joe & Daisy 26 Dec 1887 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Buffalo Bill's Wild West 1887 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Buffalo Bill's "Wild West" and Congress of Rough Riders of the World: official programme [1904] Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pioneer Exhibition...The Great Train Hold-Up n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pioneer Exhibition...Summit Springs n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Rough Riders...Deadwood Stage n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Bukovac's The White Slave 1 Aug 1885 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Burning of Barnum's Museum - July 13 1865 n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cabinet cards advertising Stollerwerck chocolates from Köln, Germany, featuring colour illustrations of clowns on rectos, poems on reverse c.1800-1899 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Caged Lions n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Caged Lions and Tigers n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Camberwell Hall...The Original and Celebrated General Tom Thumb 1 May 1857 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Canterbury Aezo. Every evening at 10 n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Captain Baker presents 'Lady Luck' c.1930-1940 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Carl Westphalen & Eugene Sandow, Strong Men 1890 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Carmen. Gaiety Theatre. Miss Florence St. John in Carmen up to Data 1891 Poster; Illustration The National Archives (UK)
Carmen. Gaiety Theatre. Miss Letty Lind in Carmen up to Data 1891 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Carpenters Grand Achromatic Microscope 18 Sep 1833 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
A catalogue...of Dioramic Tableaux 22 Jun 1835 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Celebrated Peristrephic Panoramas n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Centenary Jubilee, Vauxhall n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Central American Wonder M. Samayoa the Great c.1910 Poster National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Chaffer's wonder midgets. Carriage with team of horses n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Chaffer's wonder midgets. Group photograph n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Champs Elysées Cirque d'Été n.d. Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Chance and luck: a discussion of the laws of luck, coincidences, wagers, lotteries, and the fallacies of gambling; with notes on poker and martingales 1891 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
"Chang" and "Eng" the World Renowned United Siamese Twins n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Chang and Eng, the Siamese Youths c.1830-1840 Illustration National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Chang, The Great Chinese Giant 6 Oct 1865 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Change of Performance. Royal Circus 19-21 Oct 1837 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Charles S Stratton known as "General Tom Thumb". As he appeared at the Egyptian Hall, London, 1844. From a drawing by Baugniel 1844 Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Charles Stratton known as General Tom Thumb, the American man in miniature n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Charles Stratton known as General Tom Thumb, the American man in miniature n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Charles Tripp, the armless man 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Charles W. Poole's realisations of nature's wonders c.1897 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Charley's Aunt 1896 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Charlie Keith's Grand Circus, Commercial Road, Bedford. Programme of Entertainment for the evening, Monday, Nov 21st, 1892 21 Nov 1892 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Checktaker's Farewell Benefit Ball 22 Jan 1849 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
"The Cheerio Midgets". Leonard, Semon and Sonia n.d. Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Chemical amusement: comprising a series of curious and instructive experiments in chemistry which are easily performed and unattended by danger 1818 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Chicago Firsts c.1900-1999 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Christmas Fair & Bazaar Programme 27 Dec 1873 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Christy Bros 5 Ring Wild Animal Show n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Chronicle cinderella doll show. Xmas 1913 1913 Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Cinderella (dress rehearsal) 1895 Illustration The National Archives (UK)
Cinderella, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane 1895 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Cinderella, Theatre Royal, Glasgow 1894 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The Circassian Queen, Zula Zelick n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Circus Acts n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Circus Comes to Town by The Circus World Museum n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Circus life and circus celebrities 1875 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The circus master, written composed & sung by Arthur Lloyd n.d. Poster; Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Circus Performers 1889 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Circus route books 1937 Pamphlet Senate House Library, University of London
Circus tickets n.d. Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Circus Vargas n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cirkus Busch Programme n.d. Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cirque Bab-el-oued...Grand Soirée Populaire 16 Jan 1888 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cirque Ménagerie Du Monde 5 Feb 1888 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
[Clippings of illustrations relating to popular entertainment from the Illustrated London News] n.d. Illustration National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Clown riding a pig n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clown with Equestrienne n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clowns and pantomimes 1925 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Clowns with dynamite n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty - Cole Bros. Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty - Cole Bros. Combined Circus...Lion n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty 3 Ring Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus [1957] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus, Spudder Park, Wichita Falls n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus. Butterfly girl riding Elephant n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus. A Clown n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus. Elephant with a tiger leaping through a fiery ring n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus. Horses standing on their hind legs n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus. Performing chimpanzees n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus. Tiger balancing on a ball n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus. Trapeze aerialists n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus. Two clowns n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus. World's Greatest Trained Wild Animal Show with Clyde Beatty in Person! n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus....Lawton Circus Grounds. Acrobat standing on horse n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus....Lawton Circus Grounds. Auspices: American Legion n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus....Lawton Circus Grounds. Auspices: American Legion. Lion tamer n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus....Lawton Circus Grounds. Clown face n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus....Lawton Circus Grounds. Three female acrobats and a clown n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus...Clown n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus...Dynamite n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus...Female Acrobats n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus...Tiger n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus...Trapeze n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus...Two Clowns n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Circus...White Horse n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus. World's Greatest Trained Wild Animal Performance n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus...Blood Sweating Hippopotamus from the River Nile n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus...World's Largest. Clown face n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus...World's Largest. Ocean Liner cutaway n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Combined Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Combined Circus...Big Otto, Blood Sweating Hippopotamus from the River Nile n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. World's Largest Circus. Acrobats and clowns n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. World's Largest Circus. Performing Chimpanzees n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. World's Largest Circus. Three clowns and dynamite. Yellow background n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Gigantic Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Gigantic Railroad Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Gigantic Railroad Circus, Spudder Park, Wichita Falls n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Trained Wild Animal n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Trained Wild Animal Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Beatty Trained Wild Animal Circus. Two Tigers n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros Indoor Circus. Acrobats n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros Indoor Circus. Clowns n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros Indoor Circus. Horses standing on their hind legs and a elephant n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros Indoor Circus. Performing dogs n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros Indoor Circus. Three Clowns n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros Indoor Circus. Three clowns and dynamite. Blue background n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros Indoor Circus. Trapeze aerialists n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros. Indoor Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros. Indoor Circus...Clown n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros. Indoor Circus...Clowns n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros. Indoor Circus...Elephant n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros. Indoor Circus...Female Acrobats n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Clyde Bros. Indoor Circus...White Horse n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Coal-Hole Tavern. Judge and Jury Society. Poses Plastiques by the most exquisite female models 1 May 1856 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Col. W. F. Cody - Buffalo Bill n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Col. W. F. Cody...Home Again from Foreign Lands n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cole Bros. Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cole Bros. Circus...Clyde Beatty n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cole Bros. Circus...Trains n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cole Bros. Greatest World Toured Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cole Bros. World Toured Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Colonel Joe Shelley (Mexican Joe) 1887 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Colonial Country Club Annual Labor Day Celebrations...Clown Joe E. Ward 4 Sep 1944 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
[Commercial Catalogue - Roundabouts] 1910 Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Commodore Foote and Sister, the Fairy Queen 8 Feb 1886 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Commodore Nutt Polka! Composed and Dedicated to P.T Barnum Esq. by Thomas Baker n.d. Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Community Circus and Exposition n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Compliments from Mr and Mrs Jan Van Albert and Seppetoni. Postcard 1. n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Compliments from Mr and Mrs Jan Van Albert and Seppetoni. Postcard 2. n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Constantinople at Olympia n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Continental Theatre 6 Nov 1860 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Continental Theatre. Whitby's Great Show and Circus 1860-1861 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Continental Theatre...Great Circus 24 Oct 1860 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Continental Theatre...See! See!! See!!! Circus 27 Oct 1860 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cooke's arena! Victoria Gardens, Norwich. A fashionable day performance! Will take place on Thursday morning, March 6th 1845 6 Mar 1845 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cooke's Arena...St. George and the Dragon n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cooke's Circus, Blackfriars Bridge 29 Oct 1827 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cooke's Equestrian Company...unparalleled Feats of Horsemanship 4 Apr 1831 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cooke's Equestrian Establishment...Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cooke's Equestrian Establishment...Circus which will open On Monday, the 21st of March, 1831 21 Mar 1831 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cooke's Royal Circus. Mr. Smith, riding master, most respectfully announces to his friends and the public that his benefit is fixed for Wednesday, August 14th 14 Aug [1833] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cornish feasts and folk-lore 1890 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Count P Nichol and his son. The man who is coming to take his father's place n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Countess Nichol and her son on the steps of their palace n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Courses de chars romains chez Barnum & Bailey 8 Apr 1902 Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Covent Garden Grand International Cirque n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Crawford-Truppe. Akrobatischer Parterre-Akt u. Trapez-Künstler 1. Ranges. n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Creation of the World pre-1830 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Crecraft's Exhibition...The Original Mr & Mrs Tommy Dodd. The Smallest People Living c.1874 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Creduto fino a nostri tempi arte negromantica modo di far parlare gli oracoli. Ventriloquismo n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cross 'The Imperial' c.1900 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Crowd watching Punch & Judy Show, Hereford 1898 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Cruikshank's Whimsical Book n.d. Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Crystal Palace as a Winter Garden 1851 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Crystal Palace Fireworks n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Crystal Palace Programme. Monday, March 1st, 1897 1897 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Crystal Palace. Coronation Day, This Day (Friday) n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Crystal Palace. Royal Exhibition of Working Ants n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Crystal Palace...Ella Zuila n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Curious & Uncommon Performances of A Monkey as they will be introduced every Evening at Sadler's Wells. Image 1. n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Curious & Uncommon Performances of A Monkey as they will be introduced every Evening at Sadler's Wells. Image 2. n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Cussick & Cussick. The Demon Boxers: Jack Cussick and Ben Cussick 29 Mar c.1915 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Dailey Brothers Circus 1949 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Daily Journal...The Grand Combination Programme n.d. Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Daily Journal...The Great Barnum and London Nine Shows United n.d. Programme Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Dan Leno 1901 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Dan Leno as Mother Goose (3 pictures) 1903 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Dan Rice 3 Ring Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Dan Rice. The splendid Shakesperian clown 23 Feb 1846 Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Dan Rice's Great Show n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Dan Rice's Great Show, Circus, Menagerie, and School of Educated Animals n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Dandy Fifth 1899 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Das Artistentum und seine Geschichte 1910 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Davidge's Royal Surrey Theatre...Equestrian Season [1841] Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Davis's Royal Amphitheatre, Westminster-Bridge...The Blood-Red Knight; or, the Fatal Bridge 11 Jul 1822 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Deane's Royal Submarine Exhibition Oct 1834 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Déchargement des trains spéciaux de Barnum & Bailey n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
DeLaMano's Great Magic Show and Educated Animal Exhibition n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Delno Fritz, sword swallower 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Der Americanische Zwerg Charles S. Stratton, genannt General Thomas Däumling n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Der dickste Eiche und Deutschlands dicksten Mann n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Description of the circus on the Via Appia, near Rome: with some account of the Circensian games 1828 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
A Description of the Principal models now exhibiting c.1810-1830 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Description of the View of Moscow now exhibiting at Barker's panorama 1813 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The destruction of Mephisto's greatest web, or, All grafts laid bare: being a complete exposure of all gambling, graft and confidence games with stories illustrating the methods employed by the different "operators" 1914 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The Diabolical Greenacre. New Addition. Madame Tussaud and Sons n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Diallagic; or, The Wandering Spirits c.1870-1890 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Dick Whittington & his cat 1889 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Dick Whittington, Drury Lane 1895 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Dilkens, gigante soldato Americano n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Diorama, Regent's Park [news cutting] 1845 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Diver's Luck 1901 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The doctrine of chances, or the theory of gaming 1814 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Doddretti n.d. Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Doris' Harlem Museum...Fanny Mills, the Giant Girl with the Giant Feet n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Doris's Harlem Museum...Week commencing Monday, Nov 3rd n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Doris's Museum...The Young Ladies' Whistling Convention n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Douglas 11 Jun 1819 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Douglas, or the Noble Shepherd 19 Dec 1808 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Dreams of Assyria 1879 Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Ducrow's 3rd Grand Change!! and Splendid Dress Spectacle n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ducrow's Arena of Arts 27 Nov [1835] Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ducrow's Arena. Remember the Fashionable Night 21 Dec 1835 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ducrow's Benefit 8 Nov 1898 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ducrow's Equestrian Arena of Arts n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ducrow's Equestrian Evening Dreams of Wonder n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ducrow's historic tournament! n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ducrow's historic tournament! Astley's Royal Amphitheatre...Van Amburgh's wonderful colossal living elephant 2 Sep 1839 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ducrow's National Olympic Arena of Arts 20-21 Nov 1835 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Ducrow's Royal Arena, Hull. For the Benefit of Mr Randall, the Clown n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Dudly Foster, Age 4 years. Weight 5 pounds n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Duenna 11 Jan 1826 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Duke's Theatre...Broekman's Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Duncan Macdonald of the Shire of Caithness Gent the Celebrated Scottish Equilibrist n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
"The Durbar" Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Combined Circus celebrating Ringling Brothers' Golden Jubilee Madison Square Garden 1935 1935 Photograph Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Durcrow's Royal Arena, Hull. Positively the last night but one of Ducrow's Living Pictures! 23 Dec 1835 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Dutton Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
E Ranch Rodeo n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
E. Cannon, ganannt Colossus n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Eglinton Tournament 1839 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly. Farewell Levees of Genl Tom Thumb n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly. Whitsun Holidays. Genl Tom Thumb's Farewell Levees n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
El Gran Circo De Cuba...Santos y Artigas 17 Dec 1955 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
El Gran Circo Shipp & Feltus. Copy 1. n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
El Gran Circo Shipp & Feltus. Copy 2. n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Electric Fountains, Crystal Palace 1897 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Ellen Terry. Full length photograph 1884 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Ellen Terry. Seated quarter length photograph 1880 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
The Ellis Family. Professional Character Readers 1895 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Emil Ritter's midgets. Sitting and standing group coloured photograph n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Emil Ritter's midgets. Standing group coloured photograph n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
English eccentrics and eccentricities 1877 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Envelope from Cliff M Sell, Johnstown, 1919, with stamp 1919 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Equillo, Emperor of Equilibrists c.1900-1910 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Erminie. Comedy Theatre 1886 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The Euterpeon, a Splendid Self-Performing Musical Instrument n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exclusive Engagement of Sandow, the Monarch of Muscle c.1890-1900 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of Ancient Court Costume n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of the Etruscan Museum 1830-1840 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of a Grand Model of the Emperor of Austria's Rock Salt Mine n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
An Exhibition of Historical Portraits n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of a Hydro-Oxygen Microscope n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of the Industrious Fleas n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of Lord Nelson's Flagship "Foudroyant" 22 Jun 1896 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of a Magnificent Hydro-Oxygen Microscope n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of the model of a Copper Mine c.1832 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of a Model of a Copper Mine. Extract from "The Observer." c.1832 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of Mountains of Switzerland in Relief 1821 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition of Works of Sculpture n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Exhibition. Gallery of Paintings on Plate Glass n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Explosion on board the perambulator - 'baby in the air' Clowns 1891 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
An exposure of the arts and miseries of gambling; designed especially as a warning to the youthful and inexperienced against the evils of the odious and destructive vice 1845 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
[Extract from] The Performer Annual, December 21 1911 1911 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Extraordinary Chemical Illustrations 19 Sep [c.1823] Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Extraordinary Exhibition. The industrious fleas c.1832 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Extraordinary Exhibition...the art of spinning and weaving Cloth of the Asbestos 1 Jul 1838 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Extraordinary Novelty in the Fine Arts. Xulopyrography, or the art of engraving on charred wood n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Extraordinary Novelty! Grand Centrifugal Railway 1843 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Extraordinary Peruvian Relic n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Fahrend Volk. Von Signor Saltarino 1895 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The fairy wedding group n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The famous Arions Swiss Bell Ringers 22 Oct [c.1866] Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Famous frosts and frost fairs in Great Britain: chronicled from the earliest to the present time 1887 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Famous Midget Bridal Entourage n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Fancy Glass Exhibition in Miniature c.1850-1860 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Farewell Levees of General Tom Thumb 1845 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Farini's Earthmen, Pygmies, or Dwarf Races 1885 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Farini's Friendly Zulus c.1880 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Fasting Man from Norway 13 Jun 1887 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Fat lady n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Faust up to date 1894 Poster The National Archives (UK)
A Feature Act. The Beautiful White Setter Lillie/Signor Doddretti n.d. Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Female Colossus, or Celebrated Swiss Giantess 1824 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Female Figure modelled from the Venus De Medicis n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Fenian 1901 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Feodor Machnow, der grosste Mensch, der je gelebt! n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
A Few Words Respecting Giants & Midgets 1883 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Fifty years of a showman's life, or, The life and travels of Van Hare 1888 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
A Fight for Millions 1904 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The Fillis Family in their Elegant & Classical Illustrations. Les Poses Gymnastiques or Les Jeux Icariens n.d. Illustration; Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Fine Arts Chartalyceum exhibition c.1829 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Fine Arts...Exhibition of the splendid series of oil paintings by the celebrated French artist, Dupressoir c.1835 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Fireworks and chemical surprises n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
"First hard boiled" n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The flip-flap. Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908 1908 Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Floral Hall, Leicester, French Illusions Show 1891 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Flying Wilsons. Sensational aerialist 1906 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Follies 1901 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The folly of betting: why the backer loses n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Fools of Fortune or Gambling and Gamblers 1892 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
For the Benefit of Mr. Allen, The Equestrian Clown. New Circus, Hull n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
For the Benefit of Mr. Saunders, Jun. New Circus, Hull [1811] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
For the Benefit of Randall, the Clown 24 Dec 1835 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
For One Day Only! Admiral Tom Trump 11 Oct 1875 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
For One Day Only! New Circus, New Cut, Lambeth n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Forbidden at Glasgow - the Slave Market at Cairo 7 Jul 1896 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Forepaugh and Sells Brothers Great Shows Consolidated [1900] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Franconi at Drury Lane - Mdlle Palmyre Anato in the circle n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Franconi Circus...Equestrian Prints n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Franconi's Olympic Circus, Champs Elysees, Paris n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Frank Brown, Clown of Clowns. Teatro San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 6th and 7th August, 1894 1894 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Frank Uffner's American Midgets c.1881 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Frank Uffner's Royal American Midgets c.31 Jan 1881 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Freaks and curiosities with officials from Barnum & Bailey's show, Olympia, London 1898 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Fred Brightmer's Ladies' Sailor Choir c.1910-1930 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Fred Roper's midgets. The bridal party n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Fred Roper's wonderful midgets n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Fred Roper's wonderful midgets. The china clock ballet n.d. Photograph National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
French Circus Poster (damaged) n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
French Circus Poster (damaged)...La Menagerie! n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Friesland Dwarf c.1849 Illustration National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
A Gaiety Girl 1899 Poster The National Archives (UK)
A Gaiety Girl. Prince of Wales Theatre. Four ladies 1894 Poster The National Archives (UK)
A Gaiety Girl. Prince of Wales Theatre. A Gentleman and a Lady 1894 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Gaiety Theatre of Varieties 1899 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Gambling and gambling devices; being a complete systematic educational exposition designed to instruct the youth of the world to avoid all forms of gambling c.1912 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Gambling unmasked! Or the personal experience of the reformed gambler, J.H. Green; designed as a warning to the young men of this country; written by himself 1844 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The gambling world: anecdotic memories and stories of personal experience in the temples of hazard and speculation … 1898 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The Gamester 25 Feb 1830 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The gaming calendar: to which are added, Annals of gaming; and prefixed A letter to Sir Robert Baker 1820 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The gaming table: its votaries and victims in all times and countries, especially in England and France. Volume 1 1870 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The gaming table: its votaries and victims in all times and countries, especially in England and France. Volume 2 1870 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The Garnella Brothers, whose performance of the double somersault was unexcelled in their day... n.d. Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Gay Cadets 1901 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The Gay Parisiene 1896 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Géant Pisjakoff, le plus grand soldat de la Russie, né à Moscou n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Geisha 1899 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Gen Tom Thumb and his beautiful little wife 1865 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gen. Tom Thumb n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gen. Tom Thumb. Performances three times daily!!! At the Regent Gallery, Quadrant n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Gen. Tom Thumb...Three Levees Daily at the Prince of Wales' Bazaar n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Gen. Tom Thumb...Three Levees Daily. Prince of Wales' Bazaar n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
General Tom Thumb n.d. Illustration National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
General Tom Thumb 21-23 Jul 1846 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
General Tom Thumb the Celebrated American Dwarf. Exhibiting every day and evening, Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
General Tom Thumb, the man in minature, exhibiting every morning and afternoon 1844 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Genl Tom Thumb's Marriage at Grace Church Feb 10th 1863 n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
George Sanger, Showman. Five quarter length photographs 1892 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
George Sanger, Showman. Two full length photographs 1908 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
George Sanger's Grand Circus 1887 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The Giant of Old Paris. Black & White Photograph n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Giant of Old Paris. Coloured Photograph n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Giant Rhinoceros n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Giantess (Reuzin) in Europe n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Giants and Dwarfs 1868 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gigant Machnow, der grösste Mensch der Erde n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gigantic Elephantine Monster n.d. Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Gigantic Fat Girl, Miss Holmes c.1847 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Giraffes are Exhibiting n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Glaciarium & Frozen Lake n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Glees, Solos Catches & Quartettes n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Glig-gamena angel-deod, or, The sports and pastimes of the people of England 1801 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The Glüssener's Musical Midgets n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gnidley's Liliput Artisten. Black & white group photograph n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gnidley's Lilliput Artisten. Sepia group photograph n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gold! Gold! Gold! 12 Nov 1895 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Golden Band. Olympic Theatre 1887 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Goldwin's Circulating Library n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Goodwins, Midget Father, Midget Mother and their baby, Alf. The only midget family on earth n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Goose Fair, Nottingham n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Goose Fair, Nottingham. Carousels n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Goose Fair, Nottingham. Carousels 2 n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Goose-Fair, a Legend of Nottingham n.d. Sheet Music National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Graceful Gertrella 1895 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Gran Circo...Gaby, Fofo, Miliki 1955-1956 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Grand Café Chantant, Restaurant de l'Univers Programme n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Grand Central Variety Theatre...Royal Yedoo Japanese Troupe! n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Grand Cirque 1885 Poster The National Archives (UK)
A Grand collection of Waxworks 27 Dec 1789 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Grand exhibition of Works of Sculpture n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Grand Exhibitions of Art adjoining the Adelaide Gallery, Strand...A large mechanical elephant and bell ringer n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Grand Exhibitions of Art at the New Exhibition Rooms, adjoining the Adelaide Gallery...a large mechanical bronze elephant n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Grand Festival Concert 25 Jun 1898 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Grand Fete and Gala 6 Jul 1910 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Grand Gala Night. For the benefit of Jocko, the Man Monkey...New Olympic Circus 22 Sep 1827 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
A Grand Harmonic Meeting at John Broome's c.1851 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Grand Historical Diorama n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Grand Juvenile Fetes!!! And Holiday Entertainments at Astley's 19 Jul 1836 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Grand Musical Festival c.1891 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Grand Parachute Descent 13 Jun 1839 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Grand Pier Postal Souvenir [Weston-Super-Mare] 1914 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Grand Testimonial Benefit to James M Nixon...at Barnum's Roman Hippodrome n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Grand Theatre of Varieties, (Gravesend), Ltd...Johnny Trundley the Peckham Fat Boy n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Grand Tournament in the Cloth of Gold...at Ducrow's n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Grand Victorian Fete 1 May 1851 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Great Adam Forepaugh and Sells Brothers Enormous Shows Combined n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Great Barlow Minstrels c.1900 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Great Bostock Jungle n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Great Brass Band Contest, at the Crystal Palace, Sydenham. On Tuesday, July 10th, 1860 [Midlands Railway excursion] 1860 Poster National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Great Central Railway. Last half-day excursion of the season to the zoological gardens, Belle Vue, Manchester. Saturday, November 4th, 1911. 1911 Poster National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Great Central Railway. Stratford Mop Fair and Ox Roasting. ON Wednesday, October 12th, 1921, day excursion tickets will be issued to Stratford-Upon-Avon 1921 Poster National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Great Christmas Fete 1874-1875 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Great Cole & Walters combined 4 ring-wild animal circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The great conflagration in New York City, July 13th - total destruction of Barnum's Museum.... [1865] Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Great Curiosity. The Celebrated Miss Crackham n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Great Forepaugh Show [1874] Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Great Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus...Seals n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Great Historical Painting...St John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Great Howes, miniature theatricals & cat concert 1895 Poster The National Archives (UK)
The Great North American Circus and Hippodrome n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Great Northern Railway. Christmas Pantomimes. A cheap day trip to London...will run on Wednesday 19th January 1870 Poster National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Great Northern Railway. Epsom Races. A cheap excursion to London...will run on Monday, 30th May 1870 Poster National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Great Northern Railway. Smithfield Cattle Show, Agricultural Hall. A cheap excursion will run to London on Monday 7 December 1863 Poster National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Great Northern Railway. Women's International Exhibition. On Monday, 24th October, the last day trip of the season, to London 1870 Poster National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Great Sells-Floto Circus and Mammoth Menagerie n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Great Success. Royal Circus, Queen-Street, Hull...Flitch of BACON or, the White Wreath n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Great Temperance Fete & Garden Party n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
A Greater Wonder than Daniel Lambert...Miss Nixon n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Greatest Living Wonder on Earth. Lalloo 1887 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Greatest Midget Act in the Country. Leonard, Semon and Sonia n.d. Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Greatest Novelty Ever Produced! On any occasion, being for the benefit of the Wonderful Dwarf, And Positively his Last Appearance at Clarke's New Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Greatest Show on Earth...A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year n.d. Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Greatest Wonder of The Age. Cantelo's Patent Hydro-Incubator n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Greatest Wonders Of The Age. The Flying Railway 1842 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
A Greek Slave n.d. Poster The National Archives (UK)
Grimaces and Misery. From the Painting by F. Pelez n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Grock; life's a lark 1931 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Gruss von dem kleinsten Athleten der Welt n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gruss von der schönsten jugendlichen Kolossal-Riesen "Jda" n.d. Photograph National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gruss von Prinzessen Atom n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Gruß von Richard Tröbs n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Guide book to O'Brien's four shows consolidated … [c.1872] Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
GWR posters. Tute's Minstrels 1893 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Hagen Bros. 3 Ring Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4 Paw-Sells Bros Combined Circus...Tiger n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4 Paw-Sells Bros. Circus...Rudy Rudynoff n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4 Paw-Sells Brothers Combined Circus...Bert Nelson n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4 Paw-Sells Brothers Combined Circus...Mlle. Rasputin n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus...The Pageant of Persia n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus...Dorothy Denton n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus...Helen Hudson n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus...Parade n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Trained Wild Animal Circus...An Army of Clowns n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Trained Wild Animal Circus...Animals n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Trained Wild Animal Circus...Chariots n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Trained Wild Animal Circus...Clyde Beatty n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Trained Wild Animal Circus...Trains n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Trained Wild Animal Circus...Trains n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Trained Wild Animal Circus...Two Hearts that Beat as One n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck-Wallace Wild Animal Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hagenbeck's Trained Animals...The Equestrian Lion n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hall's original merry Japs n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Hanover Square Rooms...Aztec Lilliputians 1853 Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Hans and Gretel. The smallest society dancers n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Harmonic Meeting by Mr T Smith n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Harmonic Meetings n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Harmston's Grand Circus and Royal Menagerie of Performing Wild Animals [Madras, India] … 1896 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Harmston's Grand Circus and Royal Menagerie of Wild Animals. Special command night. Bombay, Thursday evening, February 13th, 1902 1902 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Harold Pyott, the English midget n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Harold Pyott, the smallest adult human being in the world n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Harp Lounge and Theatre of Varieties, Ramsgate 16 Aug c.1880-1890 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Harry H. Hamilton's Blondin Mules 1886 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Harry Houdini. The famous handcuff king! c.1899 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Hassan Ali, the giant 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Have you seen the Duke at the Garrick's Head Hotel? n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Heart of Mid-Lothian 29 May 1819 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Hengler's Grand Circus c.1880-1890 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Hengler's Grand Cirque 1889 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Henglers Grand Cirque, Drill Hall, Bristol [Programme] n.d. Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Hengler's Grand Cirque, West Derby Road, Liverpool. 'Entirely redecorated and renovated at the cost of one thousand pounds'. Opening night 9th Nov 1891 1891 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Henglers Grand Cirque. Grand Inauguration of the New Cirque, West Derby Road, Liverpool, Monday, November 13, 1876 [Programme] 13 Nov 1876 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Henglers Grand Cirque. Wellington Street, Glasgow. Programme [1st-28th November, 1896] … 1896 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Henglers Grand Cirque. Wellington Street, Glasgow. Programme [Christmas season, November 1896] 1896 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Henri Cot, the French Giant, and Prince Colibri, the Midget n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Henry Aston Barker's Panorama 1815 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Henry Irving 1884 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Her Forbidden Marriage 1906 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Her Majesty's Theatre...Jock and Jenny n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Herausgegeben von "Barnum and Bailey Limited". Grösste Schaustellung der Erde n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Herbert and Vance musical artists c.1900 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Hercule et le lion 1911 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Herculine n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Heute hier, morgen dort 1936 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Hi Henry's Minstrels, Lima Ohio 16 Jul 1909 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Historical & Political Pictures Jun 1835 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The History of Coventry Show Fair with a Particular Account of Lady Godiva and Peeping Tom n.d. Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
History of General Tom Thumb: the man in miniature [c.1864] Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
History of the World's Greatest Midgets. Major N. G. W. Winner and Wife n.d. Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Holland's City Baths c.1890-1900 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The "Holy Blood" procession at Bruges 1899 Pamphlet Senate House Library, University of London
Horse and Ponies Mules, &c n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
How gamblers win, or, The secrets of advantage playing exposed … [1868] Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
The Hubard Gallery...Contains an elegant variety of Cuttings in Paper c.1810-1830 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Huber's Palace Museum n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The humbugs of the world 1866 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Humorous and tragic stories of showman life [1909] Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Humours of the Fair n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Humpty Dumpty 1886 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Hunchback by Sheridan Knowles 5 Jan 1836 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Hunting's United Monster Railroad Shows n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
I don't like London. Rev. Robert Spalding 1885 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Il Bondocani or The Caliph of Bagdat c.1800-1820 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Iler, Burke and MacDonald. The Strongest and Most Original Acts Onstage c.1910 Illustration; Photograph; Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Illustrated London News 17 Oct 1863 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
[Illustration of cat circus] n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
[Illustration of elephant with dog dangling from trunk] n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
[Illustration of Elephants] n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
[Illustration of Performing Bear] n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
In Person! Clyde Beatty. The Greatest Wild Animal Trainer of All Times n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Inauguration of the Opening of the Crystal Palace 10 Jun 1854 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Indian Jugglers c.1814 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Indian Museum & Exhibition n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Industrious Fleas c.1833 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The infant jumbo n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Interesting Scientific and Rational Exhibition n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
International Exhibition 1862 1862 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Irish Tom Thumb. Bostock's wonder man compared with an ordinary sized person n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Isaac Stake, aged 30 years n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
J. A. Bailey 10 Dec 1900 Ephemera; Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Jack & the Beanstalk 1889 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Jack Gordon, Wonder Boy Juggler of the Unicycle n.d. Correspondence National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Jack Straw's Castle of Mystery 6 Jul 1900-1940 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Jacko the Talking Fish 10 Jun 1885 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
James Howard, the tattooed man 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
James Morris, the elastic skinned man 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
The Japanese Troupe n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Jedbury Junior 1896 Poster The National Archives (UK)
John Boyd Maidman. Midget comedian. 950. n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
John Boyd Maidman. Midget comedian. 963. n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
John Cronow, Facial King. Madame Tussaud's 1891 Poster The National Archives (UK)
John Jones [comic act] 8 Oct 1834 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
John Lester's midget ladies - "jazzing" n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
John Sanger & Sons Royal Hippodrome & Menagerie 1890 Poster The National Archives (UK)
John Woolcott commonly called The Muswell Hill Slasher 10 Mar 1843 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Jojo, the human skye terrier 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Josefa and Rosa, and baby n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Juggler poster n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Julian's Grand Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Jumbo II n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Jumbo with his new friends, Madison Square Garden, NY n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Just added to Edmonds', late Wombwell's Royal Windsor Castle & Crystal Palace Menagerie Another Brilliant Feature! Indian one-horned rhinoceros [c.1871] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Just arrived from Constantinople, a Cabinet, containing an exact Representation of the Seraglio c.1786 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Just arrived from Rome, a superb collection of Figures in Wax 1 Jul 1815 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Just returned from Australia... Sells Brothers...a few of the vast multitude of features that crowd our mighty canvasses n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Just returned from Australia... Sells Brothers...A whole menagerie and aviary of recently imported Australian animals and birds n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Just returned from Australia... Sells Brothers...4 horse chariot race n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Just returned from Australia... Sells Brothers...departure of Sells Brothers' enormous united shows for Australia October 17 1891 n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Just returned from Australia... Sells Brothers...Ladies Flat Race n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Just returned from Australia...Sells Brothers...the wonderful Silbons, greatest aerial artists on earth n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Just returned from Australia...Sells Brothers...Jockey races by gentleman riders n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Karneval in der Scala n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Keating Collection [Photographs] 1880-1970 Photograph National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Kennington Hall...Grand Marionette Entertainment...introducing Miniature Minstrels Dancers Acrobats, &c., &c. 23 Feb 1885 Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Khusania, the Indian dwarf 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Kil's Colosseum...Variété-Theater Münchens n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
King Bros Circus [1965] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
King Bros. Circus...Evy Karoly, Greatest Bareback Rider of All Time [1965] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
King Carnival combined with Harry E. Handy's Circus n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
King Chong, smallest man alive...Princess Wong, world's smallest woman n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
King Henry the Fourth - Part the Second 26 Jun 1821 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
King Henry VIII or, the fall of Cardinal Wolsey! 8 May 1837 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
King Richard III 9 Jun 1819 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
King's Theatre, Richmond. The Siege of Stralsund 26 Aug 1829 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Klein-Manda. Die jüngste Reiterin der Welt n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Kohl & Middleton's Vine Street Dime Museum...Big Hannah Battersby! n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Kohl & Middleton's Vine Street Dime Museum...Dodretti the Human Derrick n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Krao - the Missing Link. The Half-Way Point in the Evolution of 'Man From Ape' n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Krao - the Missing Link. The Half-Way Point in the Evolution of 'Man From Ape'. One image in sepia. n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
"Krao" the "Missing Link" [Royal Aquarium, Westminster] [31 Mar 1887] Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Krichel's weltberühmte Märchen und Riesen Revue n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Kunst-Borstellung n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Künstler Paulus Periemelus n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
La musique adoucit les Mours n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
La Raub and Scottie. Comedy Acrobats n.d. Illustration; Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
"Lady Little". The doll lady n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lady Little. The doll lady n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Lady Slavey 1895 Poster The National Archives (UK)
Lady wrestlers, Coney Island n.d. Photograph National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
L'Africaine c.1875 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lalloo, the double-bodied Hindu 1899 Photograph The National Archives (UK)
Lambeth Flower Show 19 Jul 1887 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lambeth Gymnasium...Herr Holtum's Challenge n.d. Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The Lambs Award Gambol, The Waldorf-Astoria, April 21 1956 n.d. Photograph Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
L'amour d'un clown 1899 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Land of Fun! (calendar) 1951 Photograph; Ephemera Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
The latest & Greatest Novelty - "Rhoda" n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The law relating to markets and fairs, and therein of auction-marts, sale-rooms, hawkers and pedlars 1898 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Le cirque et le music-hall / Illustré par G. Annenkoff 1931 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Le Dent, Juggler c.1900 Ephemera; Photograph National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Le General Tom Pouce. Sepia coloured drawing. n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Legless and armless wonders - Tripp and Bowen - prodigy bicycle experts. With Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lenny Mason, Leicester Fat Boy n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Leonard, Semon and Sonia. Star midget artists n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Leonard, Semon and Sonia: the midget entertainers n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Leonard, Semon and Sonia: a super midget act that is different n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les artistes gigantesque chez Barnum & Bailey. Souvenir de Barnum et Bailey. n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les artistes gigantesques chez Barnum & Bailey 8 Apr 1902 Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les Colibris - Troupe Royal de Liliput n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les deux extrêmes, en grandeur et en petitesse n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les jeux du cirque et la vie foraine; illustrations de Jules Garnier 1889 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les Nains Bernais - les plus petits sportmen du monde entier. Mesurant 69 centimetres et pesant 9 kilos n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les Phénomènes de Barnum & Bailey 8 Apr 1902 Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les plus grands célèbres lutteurs turcs n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les Rigolos de Barnum & Bailey n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les Saltimbanques...Parades Des Foire n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Les spectacles de la Foire: théâtres, acteurs, sauteurs et danseurs de corde, monstres ... I 1877 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Les spectacles de la Foire: theatres, acteurs, sauteurs et danseurs de corde, monstres ... II 1878 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Liebes-Mänover n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lieutenant L. Morgan's Water Show n.d. Poster The National Archives (UK)
Life and adventures of "Buffalo Bill," … 1927 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The life of P. T. Barnum 1855 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Life of P. T. Barnum / written by himself, including his golden rules for money-making; brought up to 1888 1889 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Life of a Showman n.d. Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Light come, light go: Gambling--gamesters--wagers ; the turf 1909 Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Lilliput 12 Jun 1819 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lilliputaner - Gesellschaft A. Scheuer jun., Hamburg n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lilliputaner Truppe n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lilliputian King. 16 years old - 28 inches high. Weighing 35 lbs n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Lion Roaring n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Lionel, l'uomo leone come ragazzo di 5 anni n.d. Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lions and Tigers n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Lions and Tigers. Two Lions and two Tigers. n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Little Henrietta and Master Jean n.d. Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Little Lord Robert. Age 20 n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
"The little Russian Prince." The smallest man in the world n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Litt's Mammoth Museum and Theatres...week commencing Monday, Feb. 27 n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Livermore Bros Original Court Minstrels. Book of Words n.d. Sheet Music; Pamphlet National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Liverpool Empire Palace. 22 Programmes. From Monday, August 6th, 1900 to Monday, November 12th, 1906 1900-1906 Programme National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The lives of the conjurors 1881 Printed Book National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The living doll n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Living Giraffe [American Museum] [7 Nov 1855] Playbill Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Living Ourang Outans! c.1830-1840 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Living Phenomenon of the Feminine sex n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Living Skeleton, George Prise n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lockhart's Marvellous Performing Elephants n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
London Anatomical Museum. Image of the Museum n.d. Illustration; Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
London Anatomical Museum...Florentine Venus n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
London Journal: And Weekly Record of Literature, Science, and Art 30 Oct 1847 Ephemera; Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Lord Byron's Manfred 2 Nov 1863 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lord Byron's Manfred. Includes review from "The Times," October 13th, 1863. 2 Nov 1863 Playbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
The Lord Chief Baron Nicholson...Poses Plastiques and Tableaux Vivans 1 May 1858 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lord John Sanger and Sons, Limited, largest and grandest show in the world everything absolutely new & original for the new century!...Chichester, Monday, July 29th n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Lots of Fun! Industrious Fleas n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Luna Park, Johnstown, USA c.1900 Ephemera National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Lyceum Theatre. Professor Risley's Imperial Japanese Troupe n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Lyceum Theatre. Risley & van Gieson's Imperial Japanese Troupe n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
M Ducrow's Equestrian Scene of the Indian and Wild Horses n.d. Illustration; Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Macarte and Clarke's Magic Ring...Best Equestrian Establishment n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Machnow, the Russian giant. The tallest man on earth n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Madame Duval's splendid Tableaux Vivants c.1849 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Madame Sherwood, giant lady n.d. Photograph; Postcard National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Madame Tussaud's Historical Gallery 1861 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Madame Warton's Original & Classic Exhibition. Grand Vocal & Instrumental Concert 14 Jan 1861 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Mademoiselle Schauroth's Concert 2 Jul 1823 Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Magazine Magic, Volume 1 n.d. Pamphlet Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 10 n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 11 n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 2 n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 3 (a) n.d. Pamphlet Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 3 (b) n.d. Pamphlet Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 4 n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 5 n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 6 n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 7 n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 8 n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Magazine Magic, Volume 9 n.d. Printed Book Senate House Library, University of London
Maggie Claire - Greatest Aerial Artiste on Earth n.d. Poster Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Magnanimity of the elephant displayed in the preservation of his keeper J. Martin, in the Bowery Menagerie in New York n.d. Illustration Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
A Magnificent Golden Temple n.d. Handbill National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
Magnificent Living Giraffe n.d. Playbill