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April 16 is the World Circus Day. One of the most famous Russian circus dynasties is the Durov family.In the photo: Vladimir Durov, an...

Famous circus dynasties

World Circus Day April ref. Vladimir Durov, animal trainer in 1905 renowned Russian circus dynasty.

Circus performers, 1955.  I love the old school underbelly of yesteryear's circuses.

These vintage shots dug up by How to Be a Retronaut are some of the earlier color photographs of circus folk you’ll ever see. Culled from The Circus Book: they were shot at traveli…

Christ.  Old-timey clowns.

Bring home the comedy and tragedy of clowns with this refrigerator magnet. This is a vintage image of happy and sad clowns with a hint of creepy. This will be a great addition to your magnet collection or a great gift!

Alexander Vertinsky,1889—1957, Russian and Soviet artist, poet, singer, composer, cabaret artist and actor. Declared a Soviet agent. Followed the majority of well-to-do Russians to the United States, where he debuted before the audience which included Rachmaninoff, Chaplin, and Marlene Dietrich.

Alexander Nikolayevich Vertinsky was a Russian and Soviet artist, poet, singer, composer, cabaret artist and actor who exerted seminal influence on the Russian tradition of artistic singing

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