“The Mills Brother Circus” at Martha’s Vineyard by David McCabe (1963)

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David McCabe, Trapeze artist, Martha’s Vineyard, 1963 via

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David McCabe, Three acrobats preparing for performance, Martha’s Vineyard, 1963 via

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David McCabe, Acrobat out of costume, Martha’s Vineyard, 1963 via

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David McCabe, Camel caretaker with two camels, Martha’s Vineyard, 1963 via

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David McCabe, Clown musician holding saxophone, Martha’s Vineyard, 1963 via

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David McCabe, Profile of clown playing saxophone, Martha’s Vineyard, 1963 via

A Photo Collection of Vintage Circus Performers

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Circus Performer c.1905-15 via

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Trapeze artist, 1870s via

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Lizzie Marguett acrobat, 1910s via

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Strong man & acrobats in costumes, 1910s via

Della Royal Mrs. Rhoda Royal sits in a 2-wheeled cart decorated with flowers and harnessed to her world famous horse, Glendive, as taken from a 1906 handbill

Mrs. Rhoda Royal and Glendive, 1906 via

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Acrobats, 1910s via

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Lion tamer via

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Lady circus artist (Mademoiselle Marville) on her horse. She performed at the Moulin Rouge in Paris the Belle Epoque era. Photographer: Walery, Paris, pre-1905 via