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"Fred and Ella Bradna, equestrian director and performer for Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey. There are several other performers and a dog, relaxing in their circus wagon." (1890)
"Erma Ward, a circus trapeze artist, dangles by one hand from a ring high in a circus tent." Erma Ward joined Eddie Ward's aerial troupe in Bloomington, Illinois and became a famous aerialist who held the record for one-armed swings (200 consecutively in 1925).