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The Circus

Published in 1869, Die Gartenlaube showcases one of his most popular illustrations, 'The Circus".  Gartenlaube's objective was to reach and enlighten the German middle classes, with a mixture of current events, poetry, short stories, and illustrations. He does a great job of illustrating a fun, cheerful set of circus animals that will create a playful environment in any room. 

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