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Ringling Brothers Circus

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DESCRIPTION

Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bell wagon pass in a circus parade, probably the Ringling Brothers Circus. The bell wagon has been owned by the Circus World Museum since 1985.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 94269

Creation Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Creator Name: Van Schaick, Charles

City: Black River Falls

County: Jackson

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Van Schaick, Charles : Photographs And Negatives, ca. 1880-ca. 1940

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: (V24)1856

Original Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This image is part of a larger collection of over 6,000 negatives created by Charles J. Van Schaick. Van Schaick learned the art of photography after moving to Jackson County, Wisconsin. In 1885, he opened a studio in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. He was the town photographer for over 50 years. His work includes both studio portraits and richly varied and intimate snapshots of small-town, Wisconsin life.

SUBJECTS

Animals

Architecture

Balconies

Billboards

Circus

Circus performers

Circus wagons

Cities and towns

Clothing and dress

Commercial buildings

Commercial strips

Costume

Crowds

Dresses

Economics

Facades

Hats

Horse-drawn vehicles

Horses

Human settlements

Outdoor photography

Parades

Persons

Recreation

Selling

Sidewalks

Signs and signboards

Signs and symbols

Storefronts

Streets

Suits (Clothing)

Transportation

Umbrellas

Work

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