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TITLE
Circus parade through Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_090
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1880s; 1890s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11120
KEYWORDS
circuses
circus parades
Lord George Sanger's circus
street parades
Circus parade through Inverness

A circus parade on the streets of Inverness, possibly Lord George Sanger's circus, which visited the town on the 15th and 17th August 1891. A parade of camels can be seen in the photograph, with horses following behind.

Lord George Sanger's circus boasted an array of animals including over 200 horses and ponies, a herd of elephants, a flock of camels and 20 carriages of wild animals. Each day there was a grand street parade, headed by two bands. The circus performances were said to have been extremely well attended


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Circus parade through Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1880s; 1890s

circuses; circus parades; Lord George Sanger's circus; street parades

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

A circus parade on the streets of Inverness, possibly Lord George Sanger's circus, which visited the town on the 15th and 17th August 1891. A parade of camels can be seen in the photograph, with horses following behind.<br /> <br /> Lord George Sanger's circus boasted an array of animals including over 200 horses and ponies, a herd of elephants, a flock of camels and 20 carriages of wild animals. Each day there was a grand street parade, headed by two bands. The circus performances were said to have been extremely well attended <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.