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Observing a caged lion

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This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ We welcome any new information you are able to share about this image. Contributed by Mr Geoffrey Younger- "Captain Fred Wombwell with Mary the lioness at Leicester in 1927". (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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circus | newcastle | fairground | blackandwhite | carnival | captivity | controversial | documentaryphotography | archivephotograph | entertainment | circusanimal | children | onlookers | cage | lion | animallabour | circusworker | liontamer | excitement | fear | performance | intrigue | circustent | menageries

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Paine's Coliseum

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This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ We have no information about the photographer or where the photographs were taken. We welcome any new information you are able to share. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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fairground | circus | travellingfair | crowd | hillside | hill | scenery | hats | documentaryphotography | excitement | leisure | intrigue | fun | performance | entertainment | blackandwhite | newcastle | caravans | blackandwhitephotograph | digitialimage | fairgroundscenes | painescoliseum | glassslides | industry | fascinating | interesting | unusual | engaging | mysterious | mrsmammiepaineselectriccoliseumbioscopeshow | movingpictureshow | hoppings | jesmonddene | 1914 | films | gathering | land | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | hat | ribbon | signage | letters | stage | standing | pole | crease | britishflag | slope | carriage | window | curtain | roof | wheel | decoration | socialhistory | archives | seated | meetingplace | costume | vehicle | transportation | post | path | blackoutline | grain | debris | curve

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