Man with cheetahs and mountain lions in circus act in 1910

Vintage Vaudevillians

September 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021; Old City Hall

Vintage Vaudevillians is a photographic exhibition in Old City Hall’s first floor main gallery highlighting a dozen vaudeville acts that performed in Bellingham in the early 20th century. Originally used to promote the acts, these publicity photos were saved by James Warwick, stage manager at downtown theaters during vaudeville’s heyday.

Image credit: Arnold’s Performing Felines, 1910; Photo by Frank Dunlap; James Warwick Collection No. 226, Whatcom Museum.