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12320 Clown Cropped CDV of Billy Andrews
dressed in a floral-patterned clown’s outfit and
leaning merrily against a chair. He has one
hand on his hip, and the other holds his floppy
ANDREWS, BILLY. (1840?-Dec. 9, 1895)
Clown. Orton Bros.’, 1865-68; John W.
Robinson’s (not “Old John”), 1870; Wootten &
Haight, 1871; Great Eastern, 1872; North
American Circus (Asa B. Stow, manager), 1873;
partner with Wootten for a circus troupe, 1873;
Basye’s, 1879; returned from retirement to fill
engagement with the St. Louis Circus, winter
1879-80; press agent and clown, Thornton’s,
1880; clown, Shelby, Pullman & Hamilton,
1881. Wife was Lotino Andrews. Died in
Kankakee, IL, at the insane asylum.