Rare Vintage Photographs Of The Circus One Century Ago

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So you’ve probably already seen the insanely popular article featuring 30 freak show posters from the past, which means the time has now come to check out some rare and amazing vintage pictures of how the circus was around a century ago. For the young people reading this, the circus was one of the most popular shows in the past, and the public loved having the chance to see the wild animals and crazy circus performers. Of course, there are still plenty of circuses travelling all around the world, even to this day, but the golden age of the circus was definitely back then. Here is a special selection of 30 rare and vintage photographs, showing you exactly what the circus was like one century ago. Enjoy!


#1 Strong Man

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#2 Crazy Loop

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#3 No Fear

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#4 Crazy Clown

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#5 Snake’s Friend

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#6 Big Boy

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#7 OMG.

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#8 Danger Zone

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#9 Mortal Friendship

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#10 Vintage Elephant

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#11 Giant Hippo

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#12 Equilibrium

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#13 Wild Ride

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#14 They See Me Rollin’…

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#15 Daddy Long Legs

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#16 Terrifying Clown

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#17 Classic Picture

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#18 Crazy Sequence

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#19 Walking In The Sky

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#20 WTF?!

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#21 The Dream Team

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#22 The Contortionist Girl 

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#23 Why Were The Clowns So Scary?!

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#24 Funny Dance

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#25 Ready To Ride

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#26 Hold On!

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#27 Lookin’ Fresh

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#28 An Unusual Bond

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#29 The Life Of The Circus

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#30 Animal Artists

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