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.