(1810-1891) American showman famous for Barnum and Bailey Circus and "The Greatest Show on Earth."
(1810-1891) Entertainer that teamed up with Bailey to start the Barnum and Bailey circus.
"Ground Plan of the Circus."
"Spina of the Circus, from an ancient bas relief." — Smith, 1873
A group of circus animals
"Chariot-racing was a favorite amusement, and the great circuses were arranged especially for such contests.…
An illustration of a group of fleas doing various activities seen in a circus. Some fleas are pulling…
A famous large African Bush Elephant used in the P. T. Barnum circus.
An illustration of a giraffe looking at a young bear cub attached to a chain.
A horse trained to run around a circus ring with a man standing on his back.
A monkey swinging, in the circus.
An illustration of a man holding an heavy ball with one arm and holding another man with the other.
Tightrope walking is the art of walking along a thin wire or rope, usually at a great height. One or…
A horizontal cross-bar used by acrobats. It is often popularly associated with circuses.
Men and women surround a collapsed elephant outside of the circus tent.
A circus ringleader on top of an elephant.