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Clown
Date Issued: 1993-04-06
Postage Value: 29 cents

Commemorative issue
Circus
Clown

Circuses began as equestrian displays, which have been relegated to a minor role in today's circus performances. Many circuses, rather, present spectacles that are more appropriate to a Las Vegas revue. The majority of circus acts can be traced to antiquity, although the distinct form of entertainment called a circus was not created until 1768 in London.

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