Story: Foley, Mrs W. H.

Foley's Royal American Circus advertisement

Foley's Royal American Circus advertisement

Actor and singer Mrs W. H. Foley performed to great acclaim throughout New Zealand from 1855 to 1867, first with her husband's circus but later with her own company. This advertisement promotes a performance by Foley's Royal American Circus, featuring Mrs W. H. Foley, on 7 August 1856.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-CIRCUS-1856-01

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How to cite this page:

Peter Downes. 'Foley, Mrs W. H.', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated April, 2015. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1f13/foley-mrs-w-h (accessed 18 October 2019)