Walter “Snowy” Farr MBE raised hundreds for charity with his traveling menagerie of animals in Cambridge Market Square.
Sporting a intellectual red tunic and dusky boots, with his prolonged white beard, Farr would hold crowds of folk derive to examine him performing at some stage in Cambridge.
He integrated all forms of animals in conjunction with cats, canines, mice, guinea pigs, chickens, and pigeons. Continually, a cat would take a seat on the head of his hat, and the mice would tear spherical the brim, whereas pigeons balanced on the discontinue of an umbrella and pretty a few creatures ran across the basket of his bicycle.
It turned into once an fabulous judge about, and crowds of folk gathered to examine him and donate cash.
Following his loss of life in 2007, the Cambridge City Council commissioned a sculpture designed by Gary Webb that might perchance reflect Farr’s personality and spirit.
The aluminum and bronze sculpture turned into once effect in exterior the Guildhall in 2012, plot the positioning where Farr performed for charity.