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Historical Photos of Circus Knie in Bern

  • By The Swiss Times
  • 21 November 2023
Parade of the Circus Knie through Berne, Switzerland, in May of 1949.
Historical Photos of Circus Knie in Bern
Onlookers line the road on both sides. A wagon with the inscription “150 Years Dynasty Knie” is passing by. (KEYSTONE/PHOTOPRESS-ARCHIV/Margrit Baeumlin)
Historical Photos of Circus Knie in Bern
Onlookers line the road on both sides. A wagon with brass musicians is passing by. A board with the inscription “Rolf Knie – Girls und Elephanten – Triska – Akrobatik auf dem Hochseil” is attached to it. (KEYSTONE/PHOTOPRESS-ARCHIV/Margrit Baeumlin)
Historical Photos of Circus Knie in Bern
A small-grown boy is on the coach box holding the reins. Another small-grown, a girl, is sitting in the back of the open carriage. (KEYSTONE/PHOTOPRESS-ARCHIV/Margrit Baeumlin)
Historical Photos of Circus Knie in Bern
Onlookers line both sides of the street and watch the elephants pass by, with female artists sitting on their backs. (KEYSTONE/PHOTOPRESS-ARCHIV/Margrit Baeumlin)

Bonus Photo

Historical Photos of Circus Knie in Bern
Car parking spaces on Waisenhausplatz in Bern, taken in March 1949, with the Salzmann drugstore and the medieval Hollaender Tower in the center of the picture. (KEYSTONE/PHOTOPRESS-ARCHIV/Hugo Loertscher)

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