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The Lion Tamer Captain Jack Bonavita sitting down with some of his Lions -Russian Circus

Strange But Cute Vintage Animal Photos

Strange But Cute Vintage Animal Photos

Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924 It is not often that one sees a hippo-drawn carriage 90 years after this photo was taken. The Barnes circus had this hippopotamus named Lotus, who doesn't look all that happy to be harnessed to the cart behind her.

It's not polite to stare at peoples cocks lmao

Chicken and Boy Smoking Smokes Cigarette Vintage Image from 1920 Funny Unique Photo Photography Sepia Black & White Print Cute Weird

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1905 big cat tamer show that getting 13 live lions to shut up and pose is no problem

Highwire Hottie!

Nina Leen : High wire on pointe - Photo 1949 --Tight rope (as You can see holding an umbrella)

New Zealand team Haka in a rainstorm after winning the Hong Kong Sevens Tournament.

Claire Heliot, Lion Tamer. "Claire Heliot and her 12 Lions" In 1907, she was very seriously injured by one of her lions, ending her career.

"Claire Heliot and her 12 Lions" In she was very seriously injured by one of her lions, ending her career.

Heinrich Brambilla

Zebra-drawn carriage parked outside Buckingham Palace in London, Zoologist and wealthy aristocrat Lord Walter Rothschild used the carriage to demonstrate that zebras could be tamed

Ringling Bros Circus Train, ca. 1963

Ringling Bros Circus Train, ca. 1963

Reminds me of Water For Elephants. [Best Foot Forward by Paul Rice] Targa, an elephant from the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus, steps off the circus train.

Women were circus performers from the earliest days. Public perception grew and changed over the decades. The performing arts were considered a place “of general ill repute for women, and the circus was definitely no different.” By 1890, female circus performers were prominently featured in the circuses’ advertising, marking “a real transformation in the public place of women in American Life. Now, American Women are out of the home and fully vested as performers in the corporate circus.

Items similar to Carnival vintage photograph - Adjie the Lion Tamer. Vintage Circus Photograph Reproduction black and white. circa - on Etsy

1890 -----  A woman in crinoline requires the help of long poles to put on her dress. c 1890

I would hate to get dressed this way everyday. 1860 woman wearing a crinoline being dressed with the aid of long poles to lift her dress over the hoops. Photo by London Stereoscopic Company via Getty