A selection of images from the “Recueil sur exercices des Franconi au Cirque Olympique” which is in the collections of the BnF Gallica, the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Starting out as an equestrian theatre company in 1782 Paris, it was run by the Franconi family for decades. Closed in the 1860s.

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View 7. 1807-1862. French. Source: gallica.bnf.fr. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b53072808p/f7.item.r=Laurent%20Franconi
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View 10. 1807-1862. French. Source: gallica.bnf.fr. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b53072808p.r=Laurent%20Franconi?rk=85837;2
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View 13. 1807-1862. French. Source: gallica.bnf.fr. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b53072808p.r=Laurent%20Franconi?rk=85837;2
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View 12. 1807-1862. French. Source: gallica.bnf.fr. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b53072808p.r=Laurent%20Franconi?rk=85837;2

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View 18. 1807-1862. French. Source: gallica.bnf.fr. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b53072808p/f18.item.r=Laurent%20Franconi
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View 28. 1807-1862. French. Source: gallica.bnf.fr. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b53072808p/f28.item.r=Laurent%20Franconi

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