Cabinet Card: Two Anonymous Women [Sisters?] Lead, South Dakota, Photograph By Miss Kemp. These two woman are probably in mourning dress. Elderly widows often remained in mourning for the rest of their lifes.
I have a postcard of this image that reads: "Jimmy Armstrong The Clown, Clyde Beatty Circus, This photograph is by Bruce Davidson. However, on the Metropolitan Museum of Art website Davidson's photograph is labeled, "Clown and Circus Tent.