Monday, August 06, 2018

O & P #9


Chic Silber said...

Struppi & Tommy Hanneford

Chic Silber said...

Tommy is from the famous riding

act family "The Hannefords"

He became the comedian of his

troupe mimicking the antics of

his more famous uncle "Poodles"

Tommy & his older brother George

split up after working together

for years in the family group

to form their seperate troupes

Struppi was a very accomplished

aerialist in her own right as

both Princess Tajana & then as

Empress Tajana Struppi & Tommy

adopted their neice Nellie who

was the daughter of sister Kay's

Nellie (Poema) now maintains the

"Royal Hanneford Circus"