Hamid-Morton Circus Midget

John Phillips1940-07

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection
New York City, United States

Midget Czech showman Baron Richard Nowak, 19, stands 21 inches high & weighs 17 lbs., blowing on a trumpet as he nestles inside tuba of band member from the Hamid-Morton Circus.


  • Title: Hamid-Morton Circus Midget
  • Date: 1940-07
  • Location: Trenton, NJ, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Side Shows, Tubas, Trumpets, Jokes, Musical Instruments, Human Curiosities, Richard Nowak, Circuses, Wind, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: John Phillips
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5556005
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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