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Photos of women in the circus by Frederick W. Glasier, ca. 1901-1928.

my-ear-trumpet: “ thetranscendentalmodernist: “ Gertrude Dewar, “Mademoiselle Omega”, at the Brockton Fair by Frederick W. Glasier c. 1908 New York Times LENS: Discovering the Soul of Ringling’s Circus Photographs provided to NYT by the Ringling.

i dressed as a harlequin clown through most of my childhood on halloween, my costume was not this good. picture taken in 1903

vintage tightrope walker costume - Google Search

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Vintage circus: trapese artist - I’m not sure when this was taken, but I’m guessing from the costume that maybe it’s