British & American Company

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Venue Type & Location

Circus

Site Name: British & American Company
Location: Portsmouth
County: Hampshire
Location Type: Town - in town at determined location

Overview

  • Address: St. George’s Square, Portsea. For a current map, Click Here.


  • Performance Space Description: Seems to have been a temporary/travelling venue, set up here for the Portsmouth performances. As yet, little additional information about this venue has been found.


  • For a listing of blackface/minstrelsy-related events that took place in this performance space (with attached bibliographic references), follow the links at right


    Beth Marquis

  • Troupes at British & American Company

    Events at British & American Company

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Circus 21 August 1843 - 26 August 1843 Portsmouth, Hampshire Smith, George (Banjoist), Van Bramer (minstrel)
    Circus 28 August 1843 - 31 August 1843 Portsmouth, Hampshire Smith, George (Banjoist), Van Bramer (minstrel)