Picture Of Philip Astley

Picture Of Philip Astley

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Philip Astley - the "father of the modern circus".

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Philip Astley

Philip Astley combined two types of show: horse riding tricks and acrobatic acts into a type of show we today know as circus. He owned many small circuses and three large: in London, Paris and Dublin. Read more about the father of the modern circus.

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