A collection of Circus Mugs celebrating the many great circus shows of the past
The Sells Floto Circus toured America in the early 1900's, a combination of The Floto Dog & Pony Show and The Sells Brothers Circus. Frederick Gilmer Bonfils and Harry Heye Tammen owned the first outfit as well as the Denver Post, and the "Floto" name came from the Post's one-time sportswriter, Otto Floto. During the 1914-1915 seasons t..
It all started on a family farm in Bloomington, IN. A young Henry B. Gentry, after seeing the Van Amberg's circus began training his pet colt to jump through a hoop. The family dog "old Shep"was next, training the dog to work with the colt in the improvised act. Gentry continued to train the farm animals that were available to him and soon wa..
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