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Circus

9182-2 © Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
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Overview of the exhibition

The children are amazed by the animals and explode with laugher at the clowns, the adults rediscover their childhood and tremble for the acrobats, jugglers, knife throwers... a tour of the circus' legendary acts.

Roger-Viollet | 885248 | The Fratellini Brothers, Albert, François and Paul, Italian-born French clowns, in their dressing room of the Medrano Circus. | © Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
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The Fratellini Brothers, Albert, François and Paul, Italian-born French clowns, in their dressing room of the Medrano Circus.

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Roger-Viollet | 894863 | PARIS - CIRCUS MEDRANO - ALEX | © Laure Albin Guillot / Roger-Viollet
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PARIS - CIRCUS MEDRANO - ALEX ; Circus Medrano. The clown Alex. Paris, on 1950.

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Roger-Viollet | 816935 | Le clown Rhum du Cirque Medrano, en 1950. | © Laure Albin Guillot / Roger-Viollet
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Le clown Rhum du Cirque Medrano, en 1950.

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Roger-Viollet | 310858 | FRANCE - CLOWN RUM | © Laure Albin Guillot / Roger-Viollet
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FRANCE - CLOWN RUM ; The clown Rum of the Circus Medrano, in 1950.

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Roger-Viollet | 278099 | Arturo Saraiva Mendes d'Abreu, known as Porto (1888-1941), Portuguese August clown, in the middle. France, around 1930. | © Henri Martinie / Roger-Viollet
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Arturo Saraiva Mendes d'Abreu, known as Porto (1888-1941), Portuguese August clown, in the middle. France, around 1930.

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Roger-Viollet | 1030845 | Circus : clowns. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : clowns. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 798361 | FRANCE - CIRCUS - CLOWN PUTTING ON MAKE UP | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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FRANCE - CIRCUS - CLOWN PUTTING ON MAKE UP ; Circus : clown putting on make-up. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 943335 | Circus : knife thrower. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : knife thrower. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 798947 | Circus : clowns. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : clowns. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 635730 | Show of circus : the wildcats. France, about 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Show of circus : the wildcats. France, about 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 430705 | Circus : clowns. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : clowns. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 298785 | FRANCE - ELEPHANTS IN A CIRCUS | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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FRANCE - ELEPHANTS IN A CIRCUS ; Elephants in a circus. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 305066 | Achille Zavatta (1915-1993), French clown and director of circus. Paris, Olympia, December 1957. | © Boris Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Achille Zavatta (1915-1993), French clown and director of circus. Paris, Olympia, December 1957.

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Roger-Viollet | 941452 | Tamer of wildcats. Paris, zoological garden, about 1900. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Tamer of wildcats. Paris, zoological garden, about 1900.

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Roger-Viollet | 866252 | The Clérans, trapeze artists. France, years 1950. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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The Clérans, trapeze artists. France, years 1950.

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Roger-Viollet | 415901 | FRANCE - CIRCUS - THE CLERANS | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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FRANCE - CIRCUS - THE CLERANS ; The Clérans, trapeze artists. France, 1950's.

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Roger-Viollet | 375039 | Moscow Circus. Elephant and clown. Paris, November 1960. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Moscow Circus. Elephant and clown. Paris, November 1960.

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Roger-Viollet | 372377 | Medrano circus. Elephants. Paris, circa 1955. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Medrano circus. Elephants. Paris, circa 1955.

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Roger-Viollet | 317958 | Moscow Circus. Clown Popov. Paris, November 1960. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Moscow Circus. Clown Popov. Paris, November 1960.

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Roger-Viollet | 276534 | FRANCE - CARNIVAL - CIRCUS | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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FRANCE - CARNIVAL - CIRCUS ; Fairground attraction of a fun fair. France, on 1950's.

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Roger-Viollet | 231556 | Miss Dora, contortionist. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Miss Dora, contortionist.

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Roger-Viollet | 164539 | PARIS - CIRCUS OF MOSCOW | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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PARIS - CIRCUS OF MOSCOW ; Circus of Moscow in the Sports centre. Let us bind(connect) on horses. Paris.

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Roger-Viollet | 567564 | Paris - Foottit Clown | © Maurice-Louis Branger / Roger-Viollet
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Paris - Foottit Clown ; Foottit Clown. Paris, 1903.

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Roger-Viollet | 502627 | FRANCE - THE CLOWN BEBY | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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FRANCE - THE CLOWN BEBY ; The clown Beby and a whitefaced clown. France, on 1930's.

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Roger-Viollet | 927068 | The clowns Rhum and Alex of the Médrano circus. Paris, 1950. | © Laure Albin Guillot / Roger-Viollet
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The clowns Rhum and Alex of the Médrano circus. Paris, 1950.

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Roger-Viollet | 706629 | Marcel Marceau (1923-2007), French mime artist. Paris, Winter Circus, on February 6, 1962. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Marcel Marceau (1923-2007), French mime artist. Paris, Winter Circus, on February 6, 1962.

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Roger-Viollet | 770893 | Bouglione circus. France, 1980. | © Jean-Pierre Couderc / Roger-Viollet
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Bouglione circus. France, 1980.

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Roger-Viollet | 480356 | Le clown Grock | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Le clown Grock ; The clown Grock (1880-1959) in the Medrano Circus. Paris, 1937.

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Roger-Viollet | 708749 | Wings of a circus. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Wings of a circus. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 1070741 | Musicians from a circus. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Musicians from a circus. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 810803 | FRANCE - TRAPEZE ARTISTS | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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FRANCE - TRAPEZE ARTISTS ; Circus : trapeze artists. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 610385 | Fairground people. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Fairground people. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 583431 | Dressing room of a circus artist. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Dressing room of a circus artist. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 451274 | Circus : number with an elephant. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : number with an elephant. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 338970 | Circus : Clérans, funambulists and acrobats. France, circa 1936 | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : Clérans, funambulists and acrobats. France, circa 1936

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Roger-Viollet | 261765 | Circus : clown riding a bicycle. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : clown riding a bicycle. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 773305 | FRANCE - CIRCUS PINDER | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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FRANCE - CIRCUS PINDER ; Circus Pinder. snake charmers. France, by 1950.

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Roger-Viollet | 652854 | Fanni circus. Parade. Paris, April 1953. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Fanni circus. Parade. Paris, April 1953.

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Roger-Viollet | 457705 | FRANCE - FANNI CIRCUS - ORCHESTRA | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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FRANCE - FANNI CIRCUS - ORCHESTRA ; Orchestra of the Fanni circus. France, 1950's.

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Roger-Viollet | 376224 | Clown Nino. France, 1930's. | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Clown Nino. France, 1930's.

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Roger-Viollet | 384888 | Marcel Marceau (1923-2007), French mime artist. Paris, Winter Circus, on February 6, 1962. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Marcel Marceau (1923-2007), French mime artist. Paris, Winter Circus, on February 6, 1962.

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Roger-Viollet | 801174 | TRAPEZE | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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TRAPEZE ; The trapeze artist Andrée Jean at the cinema Berlitz for the premiere of the film "Trapeze". Paris, on September 21, 1956.

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Roger-Viollet | 849395 | Circus artists. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Circus artists.

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Roger-Viollet | 218407 | Cirque de Moscou. Avril 1956. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Cirque de Moscou. Avril 1956.

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Roger-Viollet | 667069 | PARIS - CIRCUS MEDRANO - ALEX | © Laure Albin Guillot / Roger-Viollet
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PARIS - CIRCUS MEDRANO - ALEX ; Circus Medrano. The clown Alex. Paris, 1950.

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Roger-Viollet | 697059 | Le clown Alex du Cirque Médrano. Paris, 1950. | © Laure Albin Guillot / Roger-Viollet
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Le clown Alex du Cirque Médrano. Paris, 1950.

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Roger-Viollet | 969539 | Cirque-acrobates. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Cirque-acrobates.

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Roger-Viollet | 336222 | Les clowns Mais et Grock (de gauche à droite). | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Les clowns Mais et Grock (de gauche à droite).

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Roger-Viollet | 869371 | Clown. Photographie de Léopold Mercier. | © Léopold Mercier / Roger-Viollet
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Clown. Photographie de Léopold Mercier.

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Roger-Viollet | 153450 | Clown. Photographie de Léopold Mercier. | © Léopold Mercier / Roger-Viollet
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Clown. Photographie de Léopold Mercier.

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Roger-Viollet | 1080493 | Circus : clown riding a bicycle. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : clown riding a bicycle. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 1073302 | Circus : tamed horse. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : tamed horse. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 890289 | Circus : tamed horses. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : tamed horses. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 408158 | Circus : trapeze artist. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : trapeze artist. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 371707 | Circus : tamer and tiger. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : tamer and tiger. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 332013 | Circus : trapeze artist. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : trapeze artist. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 189749 | Circus : horsewoman. France, circa 1935. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Circus : horsewoman. France, circa 1935.

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Roger-Viollet | 882871 | Marcel Marceau (1923-2007), French mime artist. Paris, Winter circus, February 1962. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Marcel Marceau (1923-2007), French mime artist. Paris, Winter circus, February 1962.

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Roger-Viollet | 636576 | France - Acrobats | © Maurice-Louis Branger / Roger-Viollet
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France - Acrobats ; Acrobats. France, early 20th century.

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Roger-Viollet | 426401 | Clowns in their dressing room. France, around 1930. | © Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
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Clowns in their dressing room. France, around 1930.

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Roger-Viollet | 286862 | Moscow Circus. Acrobat. Paris, April 1958. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Moscow Circus. Acrobat. Paris, April 1958.

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