c 1900 MISS CLAIRE HELIOT Lion Tamer postcard

c 1900s MISS CLAIRE HELIOT Lion Tamer postcard

You are bidding on a vintage postcard of Miss Claire Heliot. $9.99 is the starting bid. Good Luck with the bidding !

We did scan the front and back.

Postally used : no

Size 3.5 x 5.5 inch.

Condition : bad corners otherwise Good ( no pin up holes or tears ).

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some info :
Celebrated Animal Trainer. She was known as "Claire Heliot and her 12 Lions" and had international fame in England and the USA. At the end of her shows she used to carry her lion "Sascha" across the stage - and the animal weighed 175 kg. In 1907, she was very seriously injured by one of her lions, ending her career. She later bought a farm. During the inflation in Germany, she lost everything. She died poor and nearly forgotten in an old people's home in Stuttgart, Germany.
Gute 20 Jahre, von 1887 bis 1907, reiste Clara Pleßke mit ihren 12 Löwen und 4 Doggen durch die Welt. Von Stadt zu Stadt, von Land zu Land, von einem Zirkus zum anderen. Moment. Clara Pleßke? Clara Pleßke war natürlich nicht der Name für die Leiterin einer weltbekannten Löwennummer. Auch Clara Hanmann, wie sie nach ihrer Hochzeit mit dem sächsischen Stallmeister Fedor Karl Johann August Hanmann
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