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Circus costume consisting of pants (.1), trunks (.2), shirt (.3), and shoes (.4). Worn by Rube Perkins, the stage name of Archie William Dickie (1881-1948) of Holton, Kansas. Rube Perkins toured the country as a circus, carnival, vaudeville, and minstrel performer, working both with larger touring troupes and as solo performer. He was most noted as an acrobat and loose-wire artist, but also performed in comedy routines and other acts.

Date: between 1910 and 1930

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Item Number: 319417
KSHS Identifier: 2016.20.24

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