Day 165: Emmett Kelly

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Today is Emmett Kelly’s birthday. You may not recognise Emmett’s Kelly for his name, but you do know him. He was an American circus performer, who created the memorable sad clown figure “Weary Willie“, based on the hobos of the Depression era.

 

Photo credit: Holmes

 

Black Bowler Hat: Carnival and Party Warehouse

Brown Suit:  Index

Blue Shirt: Pierre Cardin

Maroon Striped Tie: My Brothers High School Tie

Black Shoes: Fabian

Red Clown Nose: Red Nose Day Fundraiser