Monkey Business

Monkey business

"A family that plays together, stays together" - Mr Eric Jewell, of Finchley, London, with his wife and children on a "quinticycle" - adapted from a tandem with sidecar, 1950.

Stocking boy

1960s giraffe costume mask.


Masquerade costume made of woven cotton cloth. Gade, NIgeria, 1971. (via British Museum)

wings and things


vintage clown - Google Search


Bulgarian ritual costumes

Hilarious photos of celebrities riding invisible bicycles.


Másk & Costume of Cantabria, Spain 2014 - Parade "Vijanera de Silió, Molledo" , Cantabria, Spain 2014| Flickr - Photo Sharing!

1950s Man Shirtless on highwire practice bicycle with two women cirucs performers by Christian Montone, via Flickr

German. 1860s Fancy Dress costumes.

Will Manville


weeee! wait, what?

Early sci-fi fancy dress