A horseback performer at Astley's Amphitheatre in Westminster Bridge Road. The theatre was built in 1769 by Philip Astley, who established the first circus featuring a variety of performers and acrobatic displays. The theatre was damaged three times by fire and rebuilt, but was finally demolished in 1893.Drawn & engraved by Rowlandson and Pugin, aquatint by Hill, bound in a Manning & Bray volume VI, 1814Ref: Manning & Bray VI p.665
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