Tokiwa Troupe 1916 – 1920

6 performers – tumbling and balancing

1916 January – Dublin – Royal Tokiwa Family, Japan’s Greatest Entertainers

1916 February – October 1919 Blackpool, then touring Britain, ending up with Broncho Bill’s Circus. Includes one and only little Japanese comedian. Little Matsu and Masu. Genuine Japanese artistes. “clad in gorgeous native raiment, accomplish most difficult and unique acrobatic feats, full of humour”

1920 May – October back in Britain with Broncho Bill’s circus.