Royal Aquarium, 'Chang' - 1880
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Royal Aquarium - on view with Wielands Realities!!! - Chang. Date, 1880.
Poster (printed in black with a graded background going from red at the top to yellow to blue at the bottom), advertising the appearance of Chang, a chinese giant (over 8 feet tall) in some sort of variety show at the Royal Aquarium (a large exhibition hall and theatre built in 1876 and demolished in 1902 on the site of the current Central Hall opposite Westminster Abbey, London). The poster was printed by Aubert's Steam Printing Works in Maiden Lane, Strand, London.