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  • Collection: BP03 Panopticon Museum Vol 3

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Advert for the 'Half Lady' appearing at Pickard's Museum.

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Advert for Pickard’s Hogmanay attractions in 1908 claiming 23565 visitors to the Panopticon on New Year's Day.

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Spine marked by hand: Panopticon & Museum Sep. 9th 1907 - May 15th 1908. Vol. 3.

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Hard binding in red cloth.

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Hard binding in red cloth.

Handwritten letter.

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Handwritten letter from George Edmunds, accepting to take on work at Pickard's Clydebank venue, on the same wages as he was getting at the Panopticon.
Letter from James Govan, a 16-year-old from Bishopbriggs who wanted to work for Pickard.

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Newspaper cutting about performers, the 'Piccolo Midgets' at the Panopticon. German-born comedians.

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Copy of a postcard addressed to Harry Lauder and an article about the death of a Robert Burns relative.

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Handwritten list of possible titles for A.E. Pickard's press announcements/adverts.

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List of possible titles for A.E. Pickard's press announcements/adverts, plus a photograph of a baby incubator, and an article about a murder in New York.

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List of winners and entries from a limerick competition run by A.E Pickard, continued

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List of winners and entries from a limerick competition run by A.E Pickard, continued

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List of winners and entries from a limerick competition run by A.E Pickard, continued.

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List of winners and entries from a limerick competition run by A.E Pickard, continued.

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List of winners and entries from a limerick competition run by A.E Pickard, continued.

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List of winners and entries from a limerick competition run by A.E Pickard, continued.

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List of winners and entries from a limerick competition run by A.E Pickard.

List of possible titles for A.E. Pickard's press announcements/adverts.

List of possible titles for A.E. Pickard's press announcements/adverts.

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Typescript list of possible titles for A.E. Pickard's press announcements/adverts.

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List of possible titles for A.E. Pickard's press announcements/adverts, plus an article about the arrival of Dutch journalists in Glasgow after walking from Amsterdam via Calais.

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Letter and list of possible titles for A.E. Pickard's press announcements/adverts. Also an article the National Cash Register Company.

Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie; plus a handwritten letter and booklet from Dennistoun Model Yacht Club.

Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie; plus a handwritten letter and booklet from Dennistoun Model Yacht Club.

Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie; plus a handwritten letter and booklet from Dennistoun Model Yacht Club.

Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie; plus a handwritten letter and booklet from Dennistoun Model Yacht Club.

Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie; plus a handwritten letter and booklet from Dennistoun Model Yacht Club.

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Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie; plus a handwritten letter and booklet from Dennistoun Model Yacht Club.

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Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie in Scottish Referee, Daily Record, Glasgow News.

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Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie in Scottish Referee, Record and Mail.

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Newspaper cuttings about Bostock's Scottish Zoo, and large flyer.

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Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie in Weekly Record, Scottish Referee, Glasgow Programme, Record and Mail

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Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie in Scottish Referee, Glasgow News, Record and Mail, Evening Citizen.

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Newspaper cuttings about E.H. Bostock's zoo and Wombwell's menagerie in the Scottish Referee, Weekly Record, Record and Mail.

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Newspaper cuttings for the Scottish Zoo in the Record and Mail, Weekly Record.
Large flyer for E.H. Bostock's zoo, billed as "the Modern Noah's Ark".

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Newspaper cuttings and photographs about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum, featuring Tom Thumb, "the smallest man on Earth" [this is not the famous, original Tom Thumb].
Also included are adverts for the Scottish Zoo…

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Small advertising card for A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum. Article in the Glasgow Programme about E. H. Bostock's zoo, with photographs of Bostock and the zoo's new arrivals - a lion and some leopard [?] cubs.

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Advert for A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in Glasgow Programme, and article - "A Noah's Ark for Glasgow", with photo of Pickard's advertising van.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum.
Films being shown include the football Cup Tie final (Newcastle-Wolverhampton), the funeral procession of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman at Meigle, and 'The…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Glasgow News, Evening Times, Evening Citizen, Scottish Referee, Record and Mail. Featuring 'the Half Lady' and films 'The Shaughraun' and 'Darkness to…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum, featuring film of the Grand National and the Cambridge Boat Race, etc.
Notice of the death of Pickard's son Herbert Cecil.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in Forward, Evening Citizen, Evening Times, Record and Mail, Scottish Referee. Featuring films of the Grand National and the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum; plus an article about loans from the South Kensington Museum to Glasgow Museums.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Scottish Referee, Record and Mail, Evening Citizen, Evening Times, Weekly Record. Article from the Glasgow Programme with block print of the 'Half Lady',…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum. Article from the World's Fair, "A visit to the Scotch museum", illustrated with a block print of the 'Half Lady'. Article describes Pickard as "the Barnum of…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Evening Times, Glasgow News, Scottish Referee, Evening Citizen, Daily Record, Forward. Featuring Ida Campbell 'the original Half Lady'.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in Glasgow News, Evening Citizen, Record and Mail, Forward, Scottish Referee, World's Fair. Featuring comic singer Flo Varley, and the auxetophone with records…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum, the auxetophone, and adverts seeking performers.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum from the Scottish Referee, Forward, Evening Citizen, Stage, Era, Glasgow News, Record and Mail, Evening Times.
Also articles about the auxetophone, a new,…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Evening Times, Scottish Referee, Record and Mail, Forward. With the Thaw tragedy pictures, chronophone, South Sea islanders, etc.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Evening Citizen, Record and Mail, Forward, Scottish Referee, The Stage. Showing Thaw tragedy bioscope pictures, 'A night in Venice' on the chronophone,…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Glasgow News, Evening Citizen, Record and Mail, Evening Times. Showing the Thaw tragedy (descriptive drama), tattooed lady, chronophone, etc. Also…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Scottish Referee, Weekly Record, Glasgow News, Evening Times, Evening Citizen, Record and Mail, ant The Stage. Featuring escape artist Empress and the…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Evening Citizen, Record and Mail, Glasgow News, Scottish Referee, Weekly Record, and the Stage. Claiming to have had 23,565 visitors on New Year's Day.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Evening Times, Glasgow News, Record and Mail, and Citizen. Advert [presumably from the Glasgow Programme] with Pickard's portrait, advertising Carnival…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Evening Times, Daily Record, Forward, and Glasgow News. Panopticon showing film of Tommy Burns and Gunner Moir boxing match and the Chronophone.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in Forward, Weekly Record, Evening Citizen and Scottish Referee. Note on leaving of Harry Bowerman from Glasgow to Manchester; plus wanted adverts posted by…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum.

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Newspaper advert from The World's Fair for A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum. With three images.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum; plus wanted adverts posted by Pickard.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum, plus notices about the birth of A.E. Pickard's son.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum. Including Lady Vere de Vere the Tattooed Beauty, the Chronophone, and American Bioscope.

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Newspaper cuttings about: the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum, particularly W Ashmore Gill's world record in club swinging. Also article about the game of billiards, and wanted adverts posted by Pickard.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum; plus wanted adverts posted by Pickard.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon; plus a wanted advert posted by Pickard in The Music Hall trade paper looking for "freaks, novelties and attractions".

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Handwritten postcard.

Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon, museum, and the funeral of JH Kavanagh. Also a collection of wanted adverts posted by Pickard and a handwritten note.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon, museum, and the funeral of JH Kavanagh. Also a collection of wanted adverts posted by Pickard and a handwritten addressed envelope.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum; plus a collection of wanted adverts posted by Pickard, and a humorous postcard - "Required - a Husband", which on the back has a handwritten note to Miss Lucy…

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Letter to Miss Lucy Moore (one of A.E. Pickard's exhibits).

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon, museum, a selection of wanted adverts posted by Pickard, plus letters to Miss Lucy Moore (one of Pickard's exhibits) applying to be her husband in response to a newspaper…

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Two letters to Lucy Moore in response to advertisement seeking husband.
Newspaper cuttings about Panopticon programme in Glasgow News, Forward, Evening Citizen.

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Newspaper cuttings advertising Panopticon programme in the Weekly Record and Forward. Classified ads in the Era and the Stage looking for artists. Two envelopes addressed to Miss Lucy Moore.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum in the Evening Citizen, Glasgow News, Record and Mail, Evening Times, Glasgow Programme, The Stage, Pollokshaws News, still advertising the Bear Woman.
Also…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum from Glasgow News, the Era, Citizen, Evening Times, Record & Mail, Scottish Referee, Forward, Weekly Record. Still presenting the Bear Woman and the bioscope.

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E Pickard from the Evening Citizen, Daily Record, Weekly Record, Glasgow Programme, Scottish Referee, Evening Times. Also results from Pickard's Limerick competition with a winner and 43 consolation prizes…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum from the Weekly Record, Helensburgh News, Scottish Referee, The Stage, Glasgow News, Evening Citizen, Record and Mail, and the Forward. Featuring the 'Bear…

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum from the Evening Citizen, the Stage, the Era, Evening Times and Pollokshaws News, featuring the 'Bear Woman'. Printed flyer for 'The Irish Giant',

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Newspaper cuttings about the programme of A.E. Pickard's Britannia Panopticon and museum from the Glasgow News, Evening Citizen, Record & Mail, Evening Times

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Postcard of women with sewing machines. Not contemporary.

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Handwritten note on the back of an envelope, presumably sent for limerick competition:
"Postman, hurry, you lazy old sinner
Move along as tho' running for dinner
This yellow env'lope
Contains let us hope
The "Pickard's Panopticon" winner."

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Handwritten index.
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