Magic.

Luigi Pirandello, Diana e la Tuda, 1926

vintage everyday: Vintage Photos of Circus Performers from 1890s-1910s

Magic

Retro WTF.

There were two strict years of mourning for Victorian women. For first year mourning it was mandatory that she wear all black and if she couldn't afford to buy new clothes they dyed their existing clothing black - then bleached them again later.

Victorian fortune teller | from reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (2011)

German. 1860s Fancy Dress costumes.

underwater ballet/1950s.

kellar levitation Magic poster

21 Unbelievably Haunting Vintage Photos From The Circus - Man crushes a block placed on the stomach of a strongman. (1930)

3 Faced mask. Am I the only one freaked out by this?

Levitate. Woman. Eerie. Bathtubs. Mental Hospital. Asylum.

Strange that someone thin and someone heavy were deemed oddities. What did the rest of the world look like? Perfect? I think not.

that distinguished old goat

vintage movie still

Circus

Faces ... illusion. --viento del alma#Fotos & diferentes#

Luna Park Clowns, 1909.

Houdini Magical Revue. Vintage magic poster.

floating.