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The page from the 1913 Steiff English catalog featuring a
number of Schlopsnies circus clowns and an acrobat. In
2019 dollars, according to The CPI Inflation Calculator, the
acrobat would have been the equivalent of $55.71,
Coloro would have been the equivalent of $87.55, and
Silly Guss would have been the equivalent of $68.98.
Catalog from the author's collection.

The Circus Sarrasani as pictured in the February, 1912
issue of The International Studio. Please note the
numerous Green dolls featured in this image. Publication
from the author's collection.

he would have acted as a footman or assistant to
other performers or to the circus managers.
Steiff's circus program was the brainchild
of Steiff creative freelancer Albert Schlopsnies
starting in 1910. Schlopsnies was a passionate,
detail-oriented designer who brought enormous
energy and creativity to Steiff's doll and marketing
efforts through the 1920s. In order to produce this
circus extravaganza as realistically as possible,
Schlopsnies spent time observing all aspects of the
Circus Sarrasani. This performing troupe debuted
at the turn of last century and was headquartered
in Dresden, Germany. It was known for its huge
stable of animals as well as clowns and dramatic,
acrobatic acts from all over the world.
A print advertisement from c. 1910 featuring the Schlopsnies
While at the circus, Schlopnies interviewed
circus, photo from Advertising Art of Steiff Teddy Bears and
Playthings, Dottie Ayers and Donna Harrison, 1991. Book from
and sketched the performers, in order to catch all
the author's collection.
the important details that could be translated into
makeup, costume, headwear, and footwear. It is
displays for Steiff. Over time, he designed nearly
thought that some clowns and performers may have
30 circus dolls based on these careful observations.
been named in the Steiff catalog after their real life
Each character was rendered as close to their real-life
counterparts. Although Green was produced in several
inspiration as possible, down to the details of their

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