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Ringling Brothers Circus

Ringling Brothers Circus | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
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 : Charles Van Schaick photographs and negatives, circa 1880-circa 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
Horses
Balconies
Commercial buildings
Facades
Clothing and dress
Costume
Dresses
Hats
Suits (Clothing)
Umbrellas
Billboards
Cities and towns
Commercial strips
Sidewalks
Crowds
Outdoor photography
Circus
Parades
Storefronts
Signs and signboards
Circus wagons
Horse-drawn vehicles
Streets
Circus performers

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