Sole Bros. Internationally Famous Circus
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Sole Bros. Internationally Famous Circus

c1960s. Colour lithograph, 75.9 x 50cm. Repaired minor missing portions, tears and creases to edges of image and margins. Linen-backed.

Italian and German text continues “Famoso Circo Aquestro Internazionale Fratelli Sole. Internazional Beruhmter Zirkus Gebrunder Sole. Robert Burton Pty Ltd, Sydney.”

Sole Brothers’ Circus was an Australian circus which toured Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The circus was started by William Sole and his wife Eliza Jane Perry (whose father swapped his pub for a small circus in the 1870s). Their six children performed in the circus. The circus made headlines in 1936 in Brisbane, when a lioness broke into the tiger enclosure and a fight broke out in front of a live audience. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL200-59

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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