By S.L. Kotar,J.E. Gessler
This fascinating paintings chronicles the heritage of the yankee circus from its roots in England via its importation to the USA to the tip of the 19th century. It introduces the early pioneers of the circus, addresses enterprise issues akin to administration and coaching, and discusses the advance of the exhibit itself, together with the incorporation of menageries, the necessity for animal education and care, the addition of circus song, using the tent, and the original sights of facet indicates and “freaks.” own tales of these who made their lives lower than the “big best” are woven during the narrative, including an intimate standpoint to at least one of America’s so much enduring entertainments.