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The Circus

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  • 2.0" H x 15.1" L x 10.3" W (9.9 lbs) 544 pages
  • Released June 10, 2021
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9783836586641

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"The Circus: 1870–1950" takes readers on a captivating journey through the golden age of the American circus, an entertainment industry that once reigned as the largest showbiz phenomenon globally.

From the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s, traveling circuses held sway, featuring death-defying daredevils, superheroes, starlets, animal trainers, and fascinating "freaks."

This book offers a rich visual exploration of the circus phenomenon, presenting rare photographs of early circus performers alongside original posters, lithographs, sideshow banners, and engravings from the 16th to 19th centuries.

The collection showcases the worldwide roots of the circus, delving into its historical significance and cultural impact.

With iconic images by photographers such as Mathew Brady, Cornell Capa, Walker Evans, Weegee, Lisette Model, Stanley Kubrick, and Charles and Ray Eames, "The Circus" provides a visual feast that immerses readers in the thrill, skill, grit, and glamor of the extraordinary world of the circus.

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