unknown UK alphabet book c1890, ZANY.

Tea with the Clowns, from Gee Denes John and Jennifer at the Circus 1949

endpaper design from Gee Denes John and Jennifer at the Circus 1949

Whimsical Walker and his Buffer, Laura Knight, 1928

Ah Spring! Texaco ad April 1950

Chaplin in 'Limelight' 1952

How did you become a Clown? LOOK c1949

E.McKnight Kauffer poster for New York Subways 1949




Laura Knight, Some Clowns, drypoint, 1930

an illustrated proverb from Mitelli's Proverbi Figurati Augsberg 1614

LOOK MAGAZINE COVER 1970, Course for Clowns

Tom Matthews c1845

The Child's Book of Clowns c1850

No Joking Matter October 1945

His Face is his Fortune 1945

advertisement for true life TV colours

THERE ARE FIFTY CLOWNS unknown illustration, FORTUNE

The Clown takes a Ride, German c1890

The Clown's Magic Ball, The Picture Magazine 1893

The Wooden Clown presented to Mr Barry

The Cigarette Brand "The New Wrinkle"

A Sad Interval from the American LIFE magazine

The Book of Clowns, illustrated by June Jackson 1976


Harleian MS 3885, portrait of Tarleton

Kemps Nine Daies Wonder , London to Norwich 1600

CAPRIOLE from Thoinot Arbean, Orchesographie 1588