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Laundry Day

Description: Photograph of circus members doing laundry outside of a large tent. Pants and shirts are laid out on the grass around the tent as men wash the remaining clothes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Portait of Sabino and Friends

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and several of his friends and circus performers. Sabino is pictured in the first row on the far left. Several other men stand around Sabino wearing suits and hats. One woman stands in the center of the group, wearing a fur hat and coat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Guzmani Trio

Description: Postcard containing two photographs of the Guzmani Trio. The photograph to the left features the three male members of the trio standing one behind the other and facing the camera. The photograph to the right features the three men sitting in chairs. In the center of the postcard is an advertisement for the Trio, featuring photographs of the three men and images of the men balancing on large inflated balls.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

High Wire Act

Description: Photograph of a high wire set-up at an outdoor circus. Several wires are stretched across two tall poles in the middle of the circus ring. Rows of horses surround the ring as crowds of onlookers watch the performance from the bleachers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

The Bell Sisters

Description: Photograph of the Hermanas Bell (Bell Sisters), a sing-and-dance act that was a part of the Barnum and Bailey circus. The women are dressed in matching costumes consisting of shirts with tiered layers underneath floral vests. The shirts are tucked into floor length floral skirts and high-heeled shoes. Flowers are woven into their curled hair.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Carpe Cubana Dancers]

Description: Photograph of two Carpe Cubana dancers. Both dancers are dressed in traditional Spanish attire. The woman stands in front of the man with her head against his shoulder. A large tent is visible behind them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Six Women in Pink]

Description: Photograph of six women in white dresses. They are all posing the same way, holding the hem of their dress with their right hand, and touching their chin with the left hand. The photograph is tinted so the dresses appear pink. The sky and grass are also tinted.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Erecting the Tent

Description: Photograph of the Barnum and Bailey circus crew erecting a large tent. Five tall poles are held in place by heavy cables in the center of a field. Teams of men are setting up the exterior frame of the tent and rows of bleachers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Bros. Circus Cars

Description: Photograph of a group of performers from the Ringling Bros. Circus standing outside of a highly-decorated tableau parade wagon constructed in the 1890s. All members of the group are dressed in their performance costumes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum