NFA Poster collection

Scope and Content

The posters have been collected over a number of by National Fairground Archive and cover subjects such as fairs, circus, variety and music hall, magic and illusion, pantomime and steam fairs.

Administrative / Biographical History

This curated collection houses many examples of posters from the Victorian age to the present day presenting images of performers and arenas from simple black and white images to highly coloured items. Fashions within printing techniques are also shown among the collection.


Listed according to subject

Conditions Governing Access

Items are avaliable to view by appointment in the NFA reading room. Visiting the NFA

Other Finding Aids

Contact the NFA for further information


Further items are continually being added to the collection.