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An old play-bill of performing monkeys.

Image ID: 823728

An old play-bill of performing monkeys. (1894)

Image Details

Image Title

:  An old play-bill of performing monkeys.

Published Date

: 1894

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 14 x 18 cm. (5 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)


: Printed on image: "Mr'rs. Midnight's animal comedians" Printed on border: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 1753" "1. The monkies [sic] entertainment where one of the same specie acts the part of a waiter. 2. Two dogs [unintell.] like soldiers which show their activity by jumping over several bundles of sticks. 3. Three dogs in the characters of Harlequin, Pero, & Colomtine. 4. The besieging of a town by the dogs who are repulsed b ....
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Original Source

: From The picture magazine. George Newnes Ltd., 1893-1896) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- trained

Source Description

: 1 folder (21 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Tra

Digital ID

: 823728

Record ID

: 691489

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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