Scene on the Fair Ground, 1870. Rockford, IL.
John Denier walking the tight-rope across Broadway (5th Street). He is proceeding west on a rope stretched across the street from Wilson’s Minstrels, which adjoins the building on the southeast corner of 5th and Pine, St. Louis, Mo.
No. 430. Rope Walker. Unknown wire-walker from the Russell House, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. F.F. Fyler’s photo studio can be seen at the very left.
Blondini at Coney Island, NY. This wire-walker capitalized on the name of Blondin by adding an “i” to his name.
Railway Suspension Bridge. M. Blondin in the daring act of ascending one of the wires that secures the bridge, preparatory to crossing over it on the tight wire, and other wonderful feats.