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Algie's Circus in Carlisle
Algie's Circus in Carlisle

Algie's Circus in Carlisle 1901


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Algie's Circus in Carlisle 1901

2 mins United Kingdom

These scenes of the advance guard of a modest circus riding through Carlisle's streets, accompanied by a growing crowd of citizens and children, give us a good idea of the scale of the regional touring circus show. The party includes carriages, two white horses (one carrying a dog), clowns and a band, preceded by a man with a placard advertising entertainments, including a 'Bioscope' (film) show.




Funfairs Horse-drawn transport Algie's circus Carlisle


Edwardians at Leisure




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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