Clico "The Dancing Bushman" with Minstrel Band on Bally Platform

Snapshot. Amateur, candid image (2 of 2) that captures an otherwise lost moment in time. The "Dancing African Bushman," Clico stands on the bally platform, hands on hips with his back to the camera, with four derby-hatted minstrel performers in front of a circus bannerline. The bannerline features contortionist "Anoto Hays" [Anato Hayes], Anatomical Wonder. Taken in about 1940, this photo captures the last days for the minstrel acts in the circus sideshow. Likewise Clico, an ethnic curiosity act, i.e.

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