12 March 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 188
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
THE GREAT WHEEL - BLACKPOOL'S GREATEST NOVELTY, LATE 1880S
Height 200ft, 30 Carriages holding 40 passengers each; another printed on silk, entitled New Promenade and Sea Defence Works, Opened by the Mayor Alderman J Brodie JP, July 25th, 1905; and another cotton handkerchief printed in pink with the attractions of Blackpool--18.5in. x 18in. (47cm. x 46cm.); 20in. x 19in. (52cm. x 49cm.) and 20in. x 21.5in (51cm. x 55cm.) (3)
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