Rudy Cardenas, the incredible Mexican juggler, was born in 1931 and started his performing career around 1934. By the age of seven he could perform 5 balls and 5 bell sticks, such as the one in the collection pictured below. He was known as the Little Rastelli. He had a wonderful and long performing career all over the world.
This is a juggling stick that belonged to Rudy Cardenas. This stick is from the late 1960’s. Donated by John McPeak.
This is a Rudy Cardenas top hat. Donated by Paul Bachman.
This is a Rudy Cardenas shaker cup. Donated by John McPeak.
This is a Rudy Cardenas head bounce and juggling ball. Donated by John McPeak.