A rare late 19th century French linen backed circus poster
A sought after and rare late 19th century French linen backed circus poster produced by the famous lithograph workshop Atelier Faria.
Advertising Abdul “Ham” the Arab boy contortionist and acrobat who performed at Au Théâtre Delafioure, one of the earliest sideshows and circuses in Europe.
The final image shows some additional advertising we found showing Abul’s acrobatics from the day.
A must for any serious collector.
104cm high x 76cm wide
Age related wear and tear as illustrated by listing photographs.
some staining and losses. Paper surface with creases and folding lines.
A rare survivor and very hard to find.