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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


12"x8" Photo Print

Introducing the Media Storehouse Photographic Prints collection, featuring an enchanting image of "The Circus, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s" from the Royal Cornwall Museum. This captivating photograph transports you back in time, showcasing the magical moment when elephants gracefully walk down St Mary's Street, escorted by a mounted policeman. The crowds gather on the pavement, their faces filled with wonder and excitement, while a group of boys stroll alongside the majestic animals. Add an air of nostalgia and charm to your home or office with this stunning photographic print. Order yours today and relive the magic of a bygone era.

Photo prints are produced on Kodak professional photo paper resulting in timeless and breath-taking prints which are also ideal for framing. The colors produced are rich and vivid, with accurate blacks and pristine whites, resulting in prints that are truly timeless and magnificent. Whether you're looking to display your prints in your home, office, or gallery, our range of photographic prints are sure to impress. Dimensions refers to the size of the paper in inches.

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Estimated Product Size is 30.5cm x 20.3cm (12" x 8")

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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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