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Spooky Toy Show: 1908

Spooky Toy Show: 1908

Toy show at Madison Square Garden, 1908. View full size. George Grantham Bain Collection. In the foreground: Junior Aero Club display. Several shadowy blurs can be seen in this time exposure moving about what at first glance appears to be a deserted exhibit space. The car merry-go-round is slowly revolving.

 

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Great find. The selection of kites in the foreground is particularly impressive, that giant Wright flier kite would've been a beast to get airborne, I'm thinking.

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