Bertram Mills' Circus Scrapbook 5

Scope and Content

Scrapbook labelled on spine with pasted Bertram Mills' Circus advert and features colour promotional leaflets pasted onto the inside front and back covers. Scrapbook contains playbills and colour as well as black and white images, and also includes the following:

  • Image of Mills brothers entertaining John Ringling, of Ringling Brothers Circus fame, 1948
  • Prime Minister Clement Attlee and former PM Churchill visit, 1949
  • The Globe of Death fatality, 1951
  • Royal visits in 1952 and 1953
  • Article on Coco the Clown bankrupcy case, 1953