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Ashton girls and Thelma McFarlane

C. 1932

Doody’ Ashton, ‘Kidder’ Ashton and Thelma McFarlane. In front, Myrtle Aston. The Ashton sisters were the daughters of Frederick Ashton, a son of James Henry Ashton, the founder of the family circus. Thelma McFarlane was a daughter of F.J. McFarlane, formerly manager of Colleano’s All-Star Circus.

Copyright - Mark St Leon Collection, State Library of NSW

Ashton girls and Thelma McFarlane

C. 1932

Doody’ Ashton, ‘Kidder’ Ashton and Thelma McFarlane. In front, Myrtle Aston. The Ashton sisters were the daughters of Frederick Ashton, a son of James Henry Ashton, the founder of the family circus. Thelma McFarlane was a daughter of F.J. McFarlane, formerly manager of Colleano’s All-Star Circus.

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