Kōrero: Shows and field days

Merry-go-round (1 o 3)

Merry-go-round

A clown performs in front of a merry-go-round, at the Masterton show in 1909. Sideshow alleys appeared in country shows from the 1890s and were very popular with children.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/1-022681; G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Shows and field days - Shows as entertainment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16785/merry-go-round (accessed 8 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008