Saturday, September 27, 2008

Reference: Leona Dare

Acrobats: Leona Dare
Image from NYPL Digital Gallery, The New York Public Library

Picture History:
Leona Dare (1855-1922)

Leona Dare was a Spanish-American acrobat and aerialist in circuses. She also appeared in the Folies Bergere. She was famously portrayed in a Jules Chevet poster of 1891.

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