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Matt Hoyle has some beautiful pictures of circus folk. He explains:

The project is about a fictitious town in 1940’s Florida inhabited by sideshow performers of all shapes and sizes. It’s inspired by the real life town of Gibsonton Florida which used to be an active vacation town for wintering circus folk. I was lucky enough to shoot many known sideshow performers who are in the last remaining sideshows in America, Coney Island Sideshow and 999 Eyes Freakshow from Austin Texas.

Above is "Vanessa, The Knife Throwers Assistant."

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