Historical information

Element of Ashton's Circus c.1870s showing crew staff, wagons and a circus tent in the background, and a man seated in the foreground with four small dogs standing on their hind legs (poodles?).


This photo details the noteworthy entertainment, specifically Ashton's Circus or now known 'Circus Joseph Ashton', that would travel to Beechworth and be enjoyed by its citizens in the late 1800s.

Physical description

Black and white rectangular photograph printed on matte photographic paper

Inscriptions & markings

3718 /

Ashton Circus /
About 1870