Hengler's Circus Jubilee Year :
Charles Hengler 1847 Albert Hengler 1897. Crockett & Company Glasgow [presents] Rotunda Gardens, Dublin. Sole Proprietor - Mr. Albert Hengler. Open every evening at 7.30 Commence 8. Carriages 10.15. Programme...1. The performing horse "Ibrahim" presented by Sig Rudolpho Amato. 2. Comic interlude by Talberto and Douglas. 3. The highly trained Arabian Horses, "Atharguel" and "Mazud", presented by Herr Hugo Herzog. 4. The Brothers Dixon, musical eccentrics. 5. Tumbling interlude by Leopold and Cartini...Eccentricities throughout the performance by Marceline (first appearance in Ireland).
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Undated circus playbill, featuring oval portraits of Charles Hengler (at top left of sheet) and Albert Hengler (at top right of sheet), each surrounded within a laurel wreath against a light green background at top of sheet and light green border around playbill. Text continues: "Matinee every Saturday. Doors open at 2. Commence at 2.30. Carriages at 4.15. prices of Admission - Stalls, 4s. Reserved seats, 3s. Parterre, 2s. Pit, balcony, and Promenade, 1s. Gallery, 6d. No second price. Children under 10 years of age half price to all parts except Gallery. Smoking strictly prohibited in all parts of the building. Box Office at Cramer, Wood, & Co.'s, Westmoreland Street. Secretary, Mr. F.J. Connor Equestrian Manager, Mr. Alfred Powell, Jr. Musical Director, Mr. Geo. Clemments. Business Agent, Mr. C.H. Powell". Frederick Charles Hengler, (1820-1887), [always known as Charles], opened Hengler's Cirque in Liverpool in 1857. He opened similar permanent circus buildings in Glasgow and Dublin in 1863; in Hull in 1864; in Birmingham and Bristol in 1866 and in London in 1871.
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[Dublin : Hengler Grand Cirque, n.d., ca. 1897?].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 playbill : ports., col. ill., 36.8 x 16 cm..
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