Saturday, 24 November 2012

Strange Attractions : Vintage Fairground Photography

Carousels, Haunted Houses, Ghost Trains and other strange fairground attractions.

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Dingle's Vintage Fairground Exhibition : Carousel image© Kathy Tipping

Norman's Ghost Hole

PARKER'S GHOST ILLUSION SHOW - 1904

JAMES CRICHTON'S BIOSCOPE SHOW - 1902

WILLIAM TAYLOR'S BIOSCOPE SHOW 1910

HANCOCK'S "BIO TABLEAU" VARIETY SHOW - 1890

JACOB STUDT'S BIOSCOPE SHOW Cardiff. Circa 1905

CHARLES THURSTON'S ELECTRIC CINEMA PALACE 

JACOB STUDT'S STEAM DRIVEN MOTOR CAR SWITCHBACK- 1906

FRENCH GONDOLA SWITCHBACK - (Circa) 1912

CONTINENTAL CAROUSEL. Paris. Circa 1905.

Orange tagged images from ~ http://www.circus-entertainer.co.uk/heritage.htm

Coney Island Dreamland (pre and post fire)

Thomas Walker 3 Abreast Gallopers c1925

Tewkesbury model 1911

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Carnesky's Ghost Train. Blackpool

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Following images from http://www.sideshowworld.com/

Temple of Death, Britain 1960's

Dracula's Daughter. Britain 1960's

Bride of Frankenstein. Britain 1960's

Pepper's Ghost 1880's

Photo: Horror

Photo: Ghost Show

Billy Kaye's Largest Rat Show

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