National Geographic : 1948 Mar
ttt. i ,. . 'a '/ © Natuial ( ua raphic Society ICuduchiruIie by Ilarnld F. F aerton To the Tightwire Performer the Rigger Behind the Stand Is All-important The man who controls the slender cable on which Lola Dobritch cycles is in constant danger of being slashed if the slender thread breaks and coils back. He controls the tension at the direction of the artiste.