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  • ...''circus''. In 1793, Hughes went to perform to the court of Catherine the Great in St. Petersburg, Russia; that same year, one of his pupils, British eques ...hased a young African elephant, which he exhibited around the country with great success. Soon the addition of other exotic animals led to the creation of a
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  • ...coconut strands and stretched between two bamboo X-frames. The rope had a great elasticity but needed to be tightened back with a pulley attached at one en ...also ready just in time for the auspicious visit of one of [[The Ringling Brothers|John Ringling]]’s talent scouts: The family was immediately offered a con
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