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BK20: Antiquarian Book Sale

CIRCUS

Auction Lot BK20/310

CIRCUS Lord George Sanger Archive including original photographs, advertising posters, programmes, broadsides, ALs, original score for a pantomime (1883), and the catalogue for the deceased sale of Sanger's estate, by Tom Norman in 1905, etc, etc.

CIRCUS (BK20/310) offered in our Books, Maps and Prints Auction starting on 12th September 2018 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

CIRCUS Lord George Sanger Archive including original photographs, advertising posters, programmes, broadsides, ALs, original score for a pantomime (1883), and the catalogue for the deceased sale of Sanger's estate, by Tom Norman in 1905, etc, etc.

Notes

A unique archive, the nineteenth century photographs which are mounted and titled on the verso provide an important and evocative visual historical record. 'Lord' George Sanger (1825-1911) was an English showman and circus proprietor. in his early life he worked as a travelling peep showman. Later he successfully ran shows and circuses throughout much of the nineteenth century.

Price Realised

£2,400

Department

Books, Maps and Manuscripts

Fine Art Category

Manuscripts and Photographs

Sale Information

BK20: Antiquarian Book Sale
Wednesday, 12th September 2018
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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