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Watercolour painting showing the Cole Bros Circus situated on Western Park, off Morley Street, New Plymouth c. early 1950s. Depicts a large tent in middleground with a number of trucks and caravans parked at rear. Barrett Street Hospital is visible in the left background. Mounted directly onto cardboard. Signed lower right in blue "I. Thomson". Handwritten in blue ink on rear: "The "Big Top" / Ivan Thomson / 3/54 / 4-4-" - removed by Ron Lambert 1/11/1999 while deframimg.
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TM.1999.284

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