The Faust Family of Acrobats

The Faust Family arrived in Australia from London in 1884 with Chiarini's Royal Italian Circus. Their act included acrobatics, bell-ringing, musical clowns, Risley acts (foot-juggling), and tableaux vivant (living pictures). This review appeared in the Australian Town and Country Journal 16 February 1884: They are ten in number, and including three of the female sex,... Continue Reading →

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