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TITLE
Elephants on parade, during a circus procession in Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_093
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
August 1891
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11123
KEYWORDS
circuses
circus parades
Lord George Sanger's circus
street parades
Elephants on parade, during a circus procession in 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. The photograph shows elephants on parade.

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, and the circus performances were said to have been extremely well attended


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Elephants on parade, during a circus procession in Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

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. The photograph shows elephants on parade.<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, and 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.