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Hanging On: 1916

Hanging On: 1916

Washington circa 1916. "Society Circus. Clowns and horse." More derring-do from these madcap equestrians. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 

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Farkery

Small horse or big people

Fortunately it's not a long way down due to the small size of the horse. Either that or those are giant people. I suppose either is possible in a circus.

Fears of a Clown

The rider's expression seems to suggest he's second-guessing his career choice at this moment.

[Or her choice of a career. - Dave]

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