Object Title

Poster

Poster

Date

1825-1835

Object Number

I.215 8

Provenance

Purchased Sotheby's Illustrated Book Sale, 26 July, 1984, Lot 463. Ex Gardner Collection: see Sale Catalogue in Dr. Williams' Tower Scrapbook, I.287, May, 1924: lots 2061-3 contained 86 items relating to the Tower Menagerie.

Physical Description

One of a group of eight posters advertising the 19th century Tower Menagerie, listing the attractions. All have rust marks, from paper clips.
8. Advertisement, with an illustration of 'The Royal Burmese Male Elephant just arrived' and other animals and birds, for 'Wrights Royal Menagerie from the Tower', 'exhibiting during the Fair'. An almost illegible imprint: 'J. Rosewarne, Printer [?Beluory].

Dimensions

Dimensions: 8. 37 in. x 10 in. (94 x 25.5 cm.

Associations

Places England