Master Smith, The Yorkshire Giant Youth at the Argicultural Hall in Islington
Master Smith, The Yorkshire Giant Youth at the Argicultural Hall in Islington
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Master Smith, The Yorkshire Giant Youth at the Argicultural Hall in Islington
SC_GL_ENT_050-099 page 89 (Collage 323100)
London Metropolitan Archives: Granger Entertainments
There have been showmen as long as there have been crowds to profit from. They have exhibited all kinds of people, animals and objects for education and popular entertainment. Showmanship was a hard business. People and animals with unusual characteristics were ruthlessly exploited and there was little care for them once they lost their popularity with the audience.
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