The Victorian tightrope-walking violin-playing street entertainer

I was looking for pictures of tightrope walkers this evening. Flickr kept thinking I meant ‘tight rope’, which brings up very different results. *shudder*. Still, I found some cool stuff, but kept being drawn back to this guy:

Tight rope

Now that’s street entertainment. There’s something about this shot I really like – maybe it’s that he looks like a visitor from the past, and I’ve always had a thing for Victorian London. Whatever, it simply rocks.

I like this shot too – yikes.