lion tamer

Woah, who’d be a lion tamer eh?

Woah, who’d be a lion tamer eh?

Wow, this photo raises lots of conflicting emotions in me (but I suspect that’s the sign that it’s a good photograph!). I have an enormous amount of admiration for this lady who must have nerves of steel, and I also feel sorry for the lions, who should never have been in captivity like this.  Similar to(…)

Lion Tamer: 1930s

Lion Tamer: 1930s

They are photos taken by an unknown photographer of a circus in the early 1930s. Thanks to the Tyne & Wear Museum. You can see the rest of these photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627692102509/ Source and copyright: No known copyright restrictions