Sunday, February 19, 2017

A M U S E M E N T S - that have passed

slanted house illusion photograph
When we tire of productive intelligence, the gap is filled with . . .
   
A M U S E M E N T S
   
1770s guided tours  Click images twice for full size
   
A M U S E M E N T S
    
1830s? kaleidoscope illustration
1830s? kaleidoscopic fun   Click blue links
   
A M U S E M E N T S
    
an 1843 amusement ride illustration from a news publication
an 1837 reclining swing
   
A M U S E M E N T S
        
an 1843 amusement ride illustration, France
an 1843 amusement ride, France
   
A M U S E M E N T S
     
an 1883 Canada child's jumper device illustration
An 1883 child's amusement from a Canadian catalog
     
A M U S E M E N T S
    
1884 Magic Windmill prank advertisement illustration
An 1884 novelty for boys
    
A M U S E M E N T S
     
1894 fireworks illustration
 1894 fireworks
     
A M U S E M E N T S
  
a 1901 amusement park, birdseye view looking down
a 1901 amusement park
   
A M U S E M E N T S
     
a 1905 amusement park, 'Double Whirl' ride photograph
a 1905 amusement park  
    
A M U S E M E N T S
        
1905 amusement ride, Loop the Loop photograph
 getting serious in 1905
    
A M U S E M E N T S
    
1905 amusement park medical facilities photograph
1905 amusement park medical facilities, from an industry supply catalog
     
A M U S E M E N T S
     
1910 amusement park moving stairs would change direction, illustration
1910 amusement park moving stairs would change direction
     
A M U S E M E N T S
     
Tuck's "Half Masks", 1911 masks from a catalog
1911: the mask names reflect a very different pop-world back then.
   
A M U S E M E N T S
     
a Peter Arno cartoon, 1928
Peter Arno 1928  
   
A M U S E M E N T S
    
1947 slot machines from a catalog
1947 slot machines
     
A M U S E M E N T S
  
an early 1950s slanted house illusion photograph
an early 1950s slanted house illusion
   
A M U S E M E N T S
       
a 1950s slanted house illusion photo
a 1950s slanted house illusion 
    
A M U S E M E N T S
         
a vintage toy for tots: notice the metal dingle-bell in the left cage . . .
they were common on earlier baby toys . . . loud and indestructible.
      
A M U S E M E N T S
    

1972 carnival bumper cars from an industry brochure
      
A M U S E M E N T S 
   
1972 carnival bumper car, Lusse Auto Scooter
1972 bumper car : A refurbished model from the 1960s, or maybe
just an old unchanged design?
       
A M U S E M E N T S
              
                          
A M U S E M E N T S
                      
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