Circus, Fairs, Amusement Parks, Rides

Please note that Coney Island images can be found in the New York City section of this website.

12569.

Madison Square Garden, NY. Barnum & Bailey, the Greatest Show on Earth poster.

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The Carousel, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY.

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Carousel, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY.

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P.T. Barnum’s Great Caravan! Entering Watkins, August 4th, 1871. This is the “earliest existing view of a Barnum circus.” See P.T. Barnum by Kunhardt, page 223.

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Circus, Webster, MA Main Street.

30428.

Circus Side Shows. Beauties of Lake Winnipesaukee and its Shores.

30429.

Unidentified Fair. Banners for Side Show Freaks.

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Circus Parade, Rochester, NY. 1890.

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Circus Elephants.

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French Carousel.

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Primitive Ferris Wheel. Sign says “5 Cents a Ride Children Under 6 ?? 5.”

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1351. The Ferris Wheel.

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1350. The Ferris Wheel at Night.

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313. Looking through the Ferris Wheel, near the top.

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309. Midway Plaisance from Ill. Central Viaduct.

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Traveling Troupe at Annual Fair held at Pappenheim Germany.

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Annual Fair at Pappenheim Germany.

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Slack-wire Performers at the Annual Fair at Pappenheim Germany.

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Annual Fair at Pappenheim Germany.

30442.

Dijon, April 1898.

30443.

Ferris Wheel and Carousel.

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Japanese Performers at Woodward’s Gardens.

30451.

10818. A Promenade wtih Mrs. Bear.

30453.

10619. Trained Bear, Atlanta Exposition.

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Ethardo on the spiral platform, Crystal Palace.

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Carnival in Mishawaka, Ind.

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Carnival in Mishawaka, Ind.

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Phillion in his spiral tower feat.

30471.

Clown with Elephant.

30472.

34398. A Real Clown and His Trick Dog.

30473.

Circus Clowns on the Beach, Margate, Kent Co., England.

30474.

The Giant See Saw (225 feet high), Trans-Mississippi Exposition, Omaha, Neb.

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Lake Hopatacong, New Jersey.

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Lake Hopatacong, New Jersey. Written on verso “Parts of the Amusement Park at Lake Hopatacong, N.J. This Aeroplane Swings over the lake. Some roller coaster Georgie.”

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Tunkhannach Fair, Penna. Written on verso “Another view of Tunkhannach Fair, Pa. See the Pa. Mountains in the distance, very pretty up there. A real country Fair.”

30478.

Fraviola and her assistants.

30479.

The Roller Coaster, Columbia Gardens.

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The Air Ships, Sans Souci Park, Chicago.

30481.

2573-The Big Four Roller Coaster, Dayton, Ohio.

30482.

864-The Flip Flop. Up, Down, Over and Around, Pan-American, Buffalo, N.Y.

30483.

15312-“Shooting the Chutes,” on “The Pike,” Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Mo.

30484.

The Whirlwind, Sans Souci Park, Chicago.

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Novel Circus Burlesque of Kansas City Delegation, Elks Parade, Phila., July 18, 1907.

30486.

9533. Into the Jaws of death we go without a thought, California Midwinter Exposition.

30487.

The Great White Elephant, Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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R99. Mexican Circus–In the Ring.

30489.

3248. A Daring Leap, Illustrating Gen. DeWet’s Escape, Boer War Spectacle, World’s Fair, St. Louis, Mo.

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10747. Hagenbeck’s trained Elephant, Atlanta Exposition.

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38020. Where Elephants go to School–Workers in the Winter Quarters of a Circus, Florida.

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Educated Horse.

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