The British Circus 1970-1996

The images in this series, while they incidentally chronicle the shifting and dwindling fortunes of the circus in Great Britain and Ireland over the past twenty-five years,  are an attempt to capture the poignancy of the unique life of the circus performer.  Who else any longer carries with him , day in and day out , his home and family, his colleages and workplace - in short, his entire world?  

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