European Circus

Posted By on May 24, 2015

17152059089_8fa11799b6_zI believe this was the circus that the Orton family may have performed on. Doug Price sent many photos of the Orton’s. This is the Bertram Mills show. 1954.

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Circus Sideshow

Posted By on May 24, 2015

Side showThis was just sent to me. The lady whose name I do not know said her grandfather was the Sheephead man. Forth in on the right.

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Cannon Act

Posted By on May 24, 2015

16660303743_f93038e37d_nThis is Victoria Zacchini…….just found out from Doug Price who now owns the Orton circus photos

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Mabel Stark & Rajah

Posted By on May 24, 2015

Mabel+&+RajahI believe this photo was taken on the Hagenbeck & Wallace Circus. Most likely in the mid 1940’s ?…………. Roger you might be able to help out on this photo.

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The Orton’s

Posted By on May 24, 2015

th (2)This is Tex Orton, I remember him from the 101 Wild West Show and Circus, 1945.

Sorry for the poor quality of this photo. I do have better ones that I will post.

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Sway Pole

Posted By on May 24, 2015

15417084397_7c76038021_hI found this photo among other , but their name is unknown to me. Please help me to I.D.

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Cristiani Bros Circus

Posted By on May 24, 2015

16660256753_d6f7699180_hI believe this photo is Cristiani. the photo was taken in 1954.

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Orton Circus

Posted By on May 24, 2015

Orton Circus 1891The Orton family circus. Photo taken in 1891.

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John Robinson Circus

Posted By on May 24, 2015

Lohn Robinson CircusI have the original negative in my collection.

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Working Elephants

Posted By on May 10, 2015

ElephantsThis photo came from The Circus Report 1992. However the the photo was shot in 1936. The person who took this photo is unknown to me, as no was name printed in the Circus Report.  

Soon there will be no more of these wonderful animals in the American Circus. Thanks to a lot of, A H es.

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