Blondin”, Funambulus,
Equilibrist (Tightrope-Walker), Aerialist
and Acrobat Extraordinaire
It also contains a History of Tightrope-Walking [funambulus/funambule] by way of ‘Anecdotes
and Quotes Through the Centuries’
The trust seek to commemorate his life by giving talks, lectures and tightrope events.
Our aim is to preserve and honour his memory and raise funds to renovate and
maintain Blondin’s grave and monument.
Serving to commemorate “Blondin”

Born 29 February (Leap Year) 1824 – Died 22 February, 1897

The famous “Blondin” on the tightrope