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The Circus, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s



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The Circus, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Elephants walking down St Marys Street, Truro escorted by a mounted policeman. Crowds stand on the pavement and a group of boys walk along with the elephants. The cathedral is in the background and, to the left of the picture, is a sign for the Red Lion Hotel. The circus is possibly Bertram Mills. Photographer: Unknown

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TRURI : TRUfce.1

Media ID 12329417

© From the collection of the RIC

Pavement Road


30"x20" (76x51cm) Canvas Print

Introducing the Media Storehouse Canvas Print of "The Circus, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s" from the Royal Cornwall Museum. This captivating image brings the magic of the circus to your home, transporting you back in time with its enchanting scene. Elephants gracefully make their way down St Marys Street, accompanied by a mounted policeman, as curious onlookers gather on the pavement. A group of boys walks alongside the majestic creatures, adding a touch of youthful excitement to this memorable moment in history. Our high-quality canvas prints are meticulously crafted to bring out the rich colors and intricate details of this photograph, making it a stunning addition to any room in your home or office. Experience the thrill of the circus every day with this unique piece of Cornwall's history.

Delivered stretched and ready to hang our premium quality canvas prints are made from a polyester/cotton blend canvas and stretched over a 1.25" (32mm) kiln dried knot free wood stretcher bar. Packaged in a plastic bag and secured to a cardboard insert for safe transit.

Canvas Prints add colour, depth and texture to any space. Professionally Stretched Canvas over a hidden Wooden Box Frame and Ready to Hang

Estimated Product Size is 76.2cm x 50.8cm (30" x 20")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


EDITORS COMMENTS
Step back in time with this print from the early 1900s, showcasing a truly extraordinary sight in Truro, Cornwall. As you gaze upon the image, your eyes are immediately drawn to the majestic elephants gracefully parading down St Marys Street. Accompanied by a mounted policeman ensuring their safe passage, these gentle giants captivate both young and old alike. The bustling scene is filled with excitement as crowds gather along the pavement to catch a glimpse of this magnificent spectacle. A group of curious boys walk alongside the elephants, their faces beaming with awe and wonderment. In the backdrop stands Truro Cathedral, its towering presence adding an air of grandeur to this already remarkable moment frozen in time. To the left of the picture, one can spot a sign for the renowned Red Lion Hotel - a testament to Truro's rich history and vibrant hospitality industry even then. The circus itself is believed to be none other than Bertram Mills Circus; however, it remains uncertain due to limited information about its origin captured by an unknown photographer. This incredible photograph offers us a window into Cornwall's past - a reminder of how life once unfolded on these very streets. It serves as both an intriguing historical artifact and an enchanting piece that sparks our imagination about days gone by.

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