Shelburne Museum Circus Photos

The Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, VT displays a large collection of carousel animals and art, a carved circus parade and carved big top performances, plus many circus posters.

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Round barn & Carousel at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel chariot at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel horses at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Round barn & Carousel at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel chariot at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel horses at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Circus building with long curved wings provides length for carved circus parade inside at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Circus parade & posters in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Circus parade & posters in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Circus building (1965) with long curved wings provides length for carved circus parade inside at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Circus parade & posters in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Circus parade & posters in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Circus posters & chariots in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Genl. Tom Thumb's Bridal Polka music sheet in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Grand Exhibition of Living Animals poster from Pittsburgh, PA in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Price & North's British & American Equestrian Co. poster by J.W. Peel of London, England in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Circus posters & chariots in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Genl. Tom Thumb's Bridal Polka music sheet in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Grand Exhibition of Living Animals poster (c1830) from Pittsburgh, PA in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Price & North's British & American Equestrian Co. poster (1845) by J.W. Peel of London, England in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Dentzel Carousel signs & horses in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel horses in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel animals & signs in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel goat in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Dentzel Carousel signs & horses in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel horses in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel animals & signs in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel goat in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Carousel giraffes in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel horses in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel deer in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel painted panel of woman on bicycle in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Carousel giraffes in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel horses in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel deer in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel painted panel of woman on bicycle in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Carousel painted panel of couple dancing in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel painted panel of Uncle Sam punishing a small Spanish matador symbolic of Spanish-American War in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel painted panel of Rough Rider firing two six-guns symbolic of Spanish-American War in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel painted panel of black waiter dropping coffee on diner in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Carousel painted panel of couple dancing in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel painted panel of Uncle Sam punishing a small Spanish matador symbolic of Spanish-American War (c1898) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel painted panel of Rough Rider firing two six-guns symbolic of Spanish-American War (c1898) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Carousel painted panel of black waiter dropping coffee on diner (c1898) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Carousel painted panel of white hawk in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Parading elephants, some of 4,000 circus parade figures carved in one-inch=one-foot scale in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.American Indians on horseback circus parade figures in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Yaks circus parade figures in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Carousel painted panel of white hawk in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Parading elephants, some of 4,000 circus parade figures (1925-55) carved in one-inch=one-foot scale in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.American Indians on horseback circus parade figures (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Yaks circus parade figures (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
American bison circus parade figures in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Ostrich wagon circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Calliope wagon circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Clown band atop hippo wagon circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
American bison circus parade figures (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Ostrich wagon circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Calliope wagon circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Clown band atop hippo wagon circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Band wagon circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Bell wagon circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Asia wagon circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Barnum & Bailey Two Hemispheres band wagon circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Band wagon circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Bell wagon circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Asia wagon circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Barnum & Bailey Two Hemispheres band wagon circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Age of Chivalry pageant wagon circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Sudan tableau wagon pulled by camels circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Swan band wagon circus parade figure in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Small animal cage circus wagon in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Age of Chivalry pageant wagon circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Sudan tableau wagon pulled by camels circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Swan band wagon circus parade figure (1925-55) in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Small animal cage circus wagon in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Miniature three-ring circus carved by Edgar Kirk in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Miniature three-ring circus carved by Edgar Kirk in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.

Miniature three-ring circus (c1910-56) carved by Edgar Kirk in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Miniature three-ring circus (c1910-56) carved by Edgar Kirk in circus building at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.


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