Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Jack Kelly (1875-1956)

Collection State Library of Victoria, Australia
Jack Kelly rode as a jockey in local race meetings in his early 20s. He and his wife Violet later became successful performers with Wirth’s Circus. The couple formed a double act "Kelly and Kelly" with Violet lauded as "The only lady stockwhip cracker in the world". They toured Europe and North and South America. Jack Kelly died in Buenos Aires.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Unknown man with hat and pince-nez

Postcard with stampbox: AZO, four trinagles up
Collection Heinz-Werner Lawo

Monday, December 8, 2008

Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle - and still the same hat

La Fayette Photo Shop, 28 La Fayette St., Uticia, N.Y.
Postcard with stampbox: AZO, four triangles up
Collection Heinz-Werner Lawo
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