Items in Category Circus

THE BELLE OF THE RING with ringmaster 194-1
THE BELLE OF THE RING with ringmaster
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 194, AT THE CIRCUS,
Set Comment

listed in the RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS' LTD. CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR catalogue 1904 / 1905 on page 144, and described as being VAULTING TABLEAUX, ECCENTRIC GYMNASTS, ETC.
paper images connected with hinges to create a 3-D standing scene. Described in the catalog as being part of the ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES.
marked on the backs with a title and ART NOVELTY SERIES 194, PUBLISHERS BY ROYAL WARRANT. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD. LONDON. COPYRIGHT. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY

Item Comment

one of the clowns may also be part of the ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES 153

Size
5 in. high
JACKO THE JOCKEY 194-4
JACKO THE JOCKEY
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 194, AT THE CIRCUS,
Set Comment

listed in the RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS' LTD. CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR catalogue 1904 / 1905 on page 144, and described as being VAULTING TABLEAUX, ECCENTRIC GYMNASTS, ETC.
paper images connected with hinges to create a 3-D standing scene. Described in the catalog as being part of the ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES.
marked on the backs with a title and ART NOVELTY SERIES 194, PUBLISHERS BY ROYAL WARRANT. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD. LONDON. COPYRIGHT. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY

Item Comment

1895-1901,
The monkey Jacko folds out from the ring master's hat and the lady assistant also swings out enabling the scrap to stand up

Size
6 in. high
WELL TRAINED DONKEY with white faced clowns 194-5
WELL TRAINED DONKEY with white faced clowns
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 194, AT THE CIRCUS,
Set Comment

listed in the RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS' LTD. CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR catalogue 1904 / 1905 on page 144, and described as being VAULTING TABLEAUX, ECCENTRIC GYMNASTS, ETC.
paper images connected with hinges to create a 3-D standing scene. Described in the catalog as being part of the ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES.
marked on the backs with a title and ART NOVELTY SERIES 194, PUBLISHERS BY ROYAL WARRANT. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD. LONDON. COPYRIGHT. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY

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white faced clowns numbered 5

Size
5 in. high
circus 23
circus
Set Title
fold out panorama booklet
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY, RTS easel trademark, six panel fold out booklets which often have advertising on the backs and were given away free with various purchases, mostly die cut but some have gold backgrounds instead

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ONLY TO SAY HOW DO YOU DO. AND INTRODUCE MYSELF TO YOU. THE BARREL JUMP. WHOA PLUNGER! AN EXCITING MOMENT. A PRIZE JUMP. A HEAVY WEIGHT.RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. DESIGNED IN ENGLAND. PRINTED IN GERMANY. Individual images without the printed words used in the book FUN AT THE CIRCUS numbered 608

Size
17 3/4 x 4 1/2 in
WATER CIRCUS 986
WATER CIRCUS
Set Title
fold out panorama booklet
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY, RTS easel trademark, six panel fold out booklets which often have advertising on the backs and were given away free with various purchases, mostly die cut but some have gold backgrounds instead

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MISCHIEF AFLOAT. A RARE FISH. A WATER DRINKER. CATCHING A CRAB. A GENERAL DUCKING. OH, WHAT A SURPRISE! comes with advert on reverse PRESENTED WITH A GLASS OF BARTLETT MINERAL WATER AT OUR MID-WINTER FAIR EXHIBIT, AGRICULTURE BUILDING, BARTLETT SPRINGS CO., 22 FOURTH STREET, SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.

Size
28 x 4 1/2 in
A VISIT TO THE PANTOMIME 996
A VISIT TO THE PANTOMIME
Set Title
fold out panorama booklet
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY, RTS easel trademark, six panel fold out booklets which often have advertising on the backs and were given away free with various purchases, mostly die cut but some have gold backgrounds instead

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this copy is missing one panel, comes with advert on reverse J. BACON & SONS, 425,427,429 E. MARKET ST., ABOVE PRESTON, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY. CLOAK DEPARTMENT. LADIES' FUR CAPES, LADIES' CAPES, LADIES' COATS, MISSES CLOAKS. CHILDRENS CLOAKS

Size
17 3/4 x 4 1/2 in
circus scenes 664
circus scenes
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GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 0-999
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

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PRINTED IN GERMANY

CHRISTMAS FUN in red & black, children play circus with dog & cat, anthropomorphic cats mount CIRCUS NOW ON poster lower left KED&QA Saxony
CHRISTMAS FUN in red & black, children play circus with dog & cat, anthropomorphic cats mount CIRCUS  NOW ON poster lower left
Set Title
Greeting, K.Ed & Alexandra, Made in Saxony, Christmas & New Year, children, artist: DTP
Set Comment

logo over TRADE MARK --TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY,

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oblong single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right top:- TO WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS
below:- MAY MY CHRISTMAS GREETING FIND YOU GLAD AND GAY BEYOND ALL WORDS - JUST AS MERRY AND AS COSY, AS A NEST FULL OF YOUNG BIRDS!
same image & front title comes with different greetings inside

Artist
DTP intertwined
Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8.7 x 12 cm.
CHRISTMAS FUN in red & black, children play circus with dog & cat, anthropomorphic cats mount CIRCUS NOW ON poster lower left KED&QA Saxony
CHRISTMAS FUN in red & black, children play circus with dog & cat, anthropomorphic cats mount CIRCUS  NOW ON poster lower left
Set Title
Greeting, K.Ed & Alexandra, Made in Saxony, Christmas & New Year, children, artist: DTP
Set Comment

logo over TRADE MARK --TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY,

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oblong single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right top:-LOVING CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-MAY SMILING FACES RING AROUND YOUR GLOWING HEARTH THIS CHRISTMAS DAY, MAY FUN AND MERRIMENT ABOUND, AND ALL YOUR WORLD BE GLAD AND GAY.
same front title & image comes with different greetings inside

Artist
DTP intertwined
Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8.7 x 12 cm.
FUN AT THE CIRCUS
FUN AT THE CIRCUS
Set Title
Greeting, Queen Victoria & Edward VII period , no Royal attribution, Made in Germany, Christmas, Nursery Rhymes ,Fairy Tales & Animals
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY, RTS easel trademark,

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on reverse SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS TO CONSUMERS. YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO SEND IN YOUR ORDERS FOR OUR (COOK BOOK FREE).......THE GREAT AMERICAN TEA CO., IMPORTERS, NEW YORK

Size
7.5 x 11.5 cm folded
WARM CHRISTMAS GREETINGS in white below clown using red hot poker to defend his theft of Christmas pudding from 3 unhappy boys KED&KGV Saxony
WARM CHRISTMAS GREETINGS in white below clown using red hot poker to defend his theft of Christmas pudding from 3 unhappy boys
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING AND QUEEN (Ed VII & G.V. period ), Made in Saxony, Christmas & New Year, people (set: children & clowns)
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN, NEW YORK - with or w/o MONTREAL; -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY

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oblong cover with or w/o sheet secured by thread, single fold,embossed, olive green background
inside right top:- A MERRY CHRISTMAS in red
below:-WITH FUN AND FROLIC ROUND YOU, AND LOVING FACES NEAR MAY CHRISTMAS PROVE THE BRIGHTEST, AND BEST DAY OF THE YEAR - MANY LONGED FOR PLEASURES AND GREETINGS KIND AND BRIGHT, AND MANY MERRY MEETINGS ENTRANCE YOU WITH DELIGHT.

Size
9.5 x 12cm.
no front title, mechanical perforated circus scene, clown holds hoop for another to dive through KGVI England
no front title, mechanical perforated circus scene, clown holds hoop for another to dive through
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY (G.V. period), Printed in England, Birthday
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- ART PUBLISHERS TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY, PRINTED IN ENGLAND -- COPYRIGHT LONDON

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rotating wheel shows acts through window top right
oblong single sheet single folded to top & bottom flaps
below top:-WISHING YOU ALL THE "FUN OF THE FAIR" ON YOUR BIRTHDAY
at base:-:- HERE WE ARE AGAIN, YOU SEE! AND YOUR BIRTHDAY IS HERE, MAY IT BRING YOU FUN AND GLEE AND ALL THE BEST OF CHEER.

Size
13 x 10 cm.
AN ELEPHANT NEVER FORGETS!, in red, unhappy elephant performs with clown holding elephant's hair applique on back KGVI England
AN ELEPHANT NEVER FORGETS!, in red, unhappy elephant performs with clown holding elephant's hair applique on back
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY, KGVI period, Birthday
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY COPYRIGHT LONDON PRINTED IN ENGLAND. with or w/o LONDON AND NORTHAMPTON, CHICAGO, TORONTO

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verse from front:-AN ELEPHANTS HAIR TO BRING YOU THE BEST OF LUCK TO-DAY, AND TO SHOW I REMEMBER YOUR BIRTHDAY, TOO,FOR HE NEVER FORGETS, THEY SAY!
die-cut single sheet, 3 narrow red margins
inside right:-A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU FROM

Size
11 x 14.3 cm.
circus scenes and characters R-05
circus scenes and characters
Set Title
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS RELIEF SCRAPS, R SERIES
Set Comment

Some come in sample books with red covers. DELIGHTFUL! INTERESTING! DECORATIVE! THESE BEAUTIFUL EMBOSSED FULL-COLOUR RELIEF WILL APPEAL TO GROWN-UPS AND CHILDREN ALIKE. THEY ARE ADMIRABLY SUITED TO THE DECORATION OF SCREENS, LAMP-SHADES, GIFT BOXES, CHILDREN'S FURNITURE, NURSERY WALL, ETC., AND FOR NUMBERLESS OTHER PURPOSES IN THE HOME, AS WELL AS FOR MAKING ALBUMS AND THE "SCRAP BOOKS" WHICH ARE ALWAYS SO MUCH LOVED BY BOYS AND GIRLS.
THE RELEIFS ARE IN SHEETS, EACH SHEET CONSISTING OF A SET OF CHARMING EMBOSSED PICTURES OF A DIFFERENT SUBJECT, AS SHOWN IN THIS SAMPLE BOOK.
OF PARTICULAR INTEREST ARE THE SHEETS OF "CORONATION PAGEANTRY" COMPRISING RELIEFS OF PERSONS TAKING PART IN THE CORONATION, ARTICLES OF THE REGALIA, ETC AND PORTRAITS OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. FROM THESE IT WILL BE AN EASY AND PLEASANT PASTIME TO MAKE A SPLENDID CORONATION SOUVENIR, WHICH WILL RECALL IN FUTURE YEARS THE GREAT EVENTS OF 1953. on inside front cover of the red sample album, each sheet has PATENT APPLIED FOR NO. 28149/52 in the upper right corner and PRINTED IN ENGLAND at the bottom right corner

Item Comment

scrap sheet found in the book "AT THE CIRCUS" ALSO "CHRISTMAS JOURNEY" in the MY "MAKE MY OWN" PICTURE BOOK OF series

Size
18 x 25 cm complete sheet
circus scenes and characters R-06
circus scenes and characters
Set Title
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS RELIEF SCRAPS, R SERIES
Set Comment

Some come in sample books with red covers. DELIGHTFUL! INTERESTING! DECORATIVE! THESE BEAUTIFUL EMBOSSED FULL-COLOUR RELIEF WILL APPEAL TO GROWN-UPS AND CHILDREN ALIKE. THEY ARE ADMIRABLY SUITED TO THE DECORATION OF SCREENS, LAMP-SHADES, GIFT BOXES, CHILDREN'S FURNITURE, NURSERY WALL, ETC., AND FOR NUMBERLESS OTHER PURPOSES IN THE HOME, AS WELL AS FOR MAKING ALBUMS AND THE "SCRAP BOOKS" WHICH ARE ALWAYS SO MUCH LOVED BY BOYS AND GIRLS.
THE RELEIFS ARE IN SHEETS, EACH SHEET CONSISTING OF A SET OF CHARMING EMBOSSED PICTURES OF A DIFFERENT SUBJECT, AS SHOWN IN THIS SAMPLE BOOK.
OF PARTICULAR INTEREST ARE THE SHEETS OF "CORONATION PAGEANTRY" COMPRISING RELIEFS OF PERSONS TAKING PART IN THE CORONATION, ARTICLES OF THE REGALIA, ETC AND PORTRAITS OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. FROM THESE IT WILL BE AN EASY AND PLEASANT PASTIME TO MAKE A SPLENDID CORONATION SOUVENIR, WHICH WILL RECALL IN FUTURE YEARS THE GREAT EVENTS OF 1953. on inside front cover of the red sample album, each sheet has PATENT APPLIED FOR NO. 28149/52 in the upper right corner and PRINTED IN ENGLAND at the bottom right corner

Item Comment

scrap sheet found in the book "AT THE CIRCUS" ALSO "CHRISTMAS JOURNEY" in the MY "MAKE MY OWN" PICTURE BOOK OF series

Size
18 x 25 cm complete sheet
A SPANISH RIDER 153
A SPANISH RIDER
Set Title
ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES 153, circus performers
Set Comment

pairs of circus performers joined with paper hinges so that they stand with a 3-D effect, title on box is unknown, titles only on one of the individuals in each pair, no identifying info on the backs of the performers.
items marked ROYAL ART NOVELTY 153, BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY

Item Comment

well decorated horses with white blankets, rider is missing

Size
5 x 4 in.
THE MENAGERIE 154-M
THE MENAGERIE
Set Title
ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES NO. 154, SERIES III, RELIEF MODELS
Set Comment

A DELIGHTFUL OCCUPATION FOR THE YOUNG. NO GUMMING REQUIRED. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., PUBLISHERS TO THE QUEEN AND T.R.H. THE PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY

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INSTRUCTIONS. CUT AWAY THE WHITE TABLETS AND SLIPS DIVIDING THE MODEL INTO 6 PARTS, WHICH SHOULD BE FOLDED AND JOINED TOGETHER, FORMING A COMPLETE MENAGERIE AS IN OUTLINE DRAWING. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN & TO T.R.H. THE PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES. LONDON. PARIS & NEW YORK.

Size
8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.
circus horses up on hind legs performing with a ringleader 1843
circus horses up on hind legs performing with a ringleader
Set Title
scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
Item Comment

printed number in brown on white tabs, probably an individually numbered series, very poor condition

Size
11.5 x 15 cm
ACROBATS 1864
ACROBATS
Set Title
scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
Item Comment

printed RTS easel trademark with number, trademark, and title printed in brown on tabs, probably an individually numbered series,

Size
11 x 15 cm
circus scenes 1870
circus scenes
Set Title
scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
Item Comment

number may be 1879

Size
6 x 4 in.
lion tamer with four lions 1872
lion tamer with four lions
Set Title
scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
Item Comment

printed RTS (no easel) trademark, number and trademark printed in black, probably an individually numbered series

Size
15 x 11 cm
IN THE CIRCUS 1879
IN THE CIRCUS
Set Title
scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
Item Comment

printed RTS easel trademark with number, trademark, and title printed in brown on tabs, probably an individually numbered series ,

Size
15 x 11 cm
IN THE RING 1927
IN THE RING
Set Title
scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
Item Comment

printed RTS easel trademark with title, number and trademark printed inbrown, probably an individually numbered series

Size
15 x 11 cm
FUN AT THE CIRCUS 608
FUN AT THE CIRCUS
Set Title
THE COMBINED EXPANDING TOY SERIES
Set Comment

A series of six story books with individual panels of relief scraps that are superimposed over brown line drawings and raised to give an expanding or pop up image.Inside front cover has a sticker with DIRECTIONS. TO SECURE DESIRED EFFECT, PUSH THE PICTURE TO THE RIGHT. DO NOT LIFT PICTURE.
PATENT NO. 2444, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS & NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED IN GERMANY, easel RTS ARTISTIC SERIES trademark

Item Comment

contains six individual panels from circus scrap fold out panorama booklet number 23,
16 pages,

Size
14 x 18 cm