The Shellveys; Human Totems

The Shellveys; Human Totems

“Germany Free State Prussia Berlin: Equilibrists Contortionist act of The Shellveys in Berlin’s Wintergarten vaudeville theater. Contortion is often part of acrobatics and circus acts and involve dramatic bending and flexing of the human body – undated, probably 1912 – Published by: ‘Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung’ 50/1912 Vintage property of ullstein bild” (getty images)

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