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Title
 
Lion Queen Figure
Description
 
An earthenware figure of Nellie Chapman, "The Lion Queen", who performed with Wombwell's Menagerie at Croydon Fair in the mid 19th century. The figure was made around 1847 in Staffordshire.
Date
 
circa 1847
Theme
 
Work & Play | Leisure
Location
 
Museum of Croydon | Area 2 | Kiosk 3
Keywords
 
Fairs
Repository
 
Croydon Museum and Heritage Service