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Corpus Christi Fair on the recreation ground, Penzance.
Anderton & Rowland Traction engines


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A fairground organ manufactured by Gavioli et Cie, Paris.

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A 1911 ninety-eight key Marenghi Military Band Organ with the inscription, 'Playing the Melodies of Masters'.

(Refer to ENT 8.001 and ENT 10.001)

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Carnival rides: Helter Skelter, Crazy Cakewalk and Flying Circus.

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c1900 photograph of the fair which was built up in Newlyn Coombe at Paul Feast.

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Captain Rowland's Bioscope and Organ. Performing Lions and Moving Pictures!

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Birchall's steam-driven grand riding school roundabout. Copied from a postcard dated Portscatho 15 Octob er 1905 and addressed to Mr J Cooke (?), SG Ombra (?), Marvin's Yard, Cowes, Isle of Wight:

"Dear Uncle Jack,
How would you like this outside…

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Padstow 'Obby 'Oss street parade in the spring of 1983.

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A close-up photograph of the blue 'Obby 'Oss and teazer at Padstow's 'Obby 'Oss dance, in 1982.
(two copies of this photo)

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Furry Dance. The fashionable midday dance on Flora Day. Helton, 1982.

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Fairground roundabout and Helter Skelter in Penzance in 1975.

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Joe Rowland's roundabout of elephants at Helston Fair in 1977.

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Switchback Noah's Ark, with spectators.

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Penzance Spring Fair (May 1977), showing the Castle of Fun ("Laughs galore inside!")

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Three men sitting on the edge of a roundabout, with 'The Magnificent Marenghi' truck in the background.

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Penzance's Corpus Christi Fair in 1923, showing at least 10 engines belonging to Hancock, Jones and Anderson & Rowland.

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Fair organ at St Buryan Rally

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Stithians 100th Show, animals and fair. Photo of a photo.
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