Artist Edgar Maybery: Giant Pleasure Wheel – Winter Gardens, Blackpool, circa 1910

Artist Edgar Maybery: Giant Pleasure Wheel – Winter Gardens, Blackpool, circa 1910

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Edgar Maybery:
Giant Pleasure Wheel – Winter Gardens, Blackpool, circa 1910

Unmounted (ref: 1998)
Etching, copper plate: 

3 x 4 in. (7.7 x 10.3 cm), 
print: 6 3/4 x 7 in. (17 x 18 cm.)

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A small, posthumous edition of prints has been pulled from the original copper plate on Arches paper 250g/m².



Winter Gardens Blackpool

1896 - Giant Pleasure Wheel – Winter Gardens, Blackpool





A ”CALL-BIRD” for the Winter Gardens. 214 ft. high – 30 passenger cars each carrying 30 people – 900 passengers fully laden. 400 tons of steel. Built to rival the 518ft. high Blackpool Tower which opened 14/5/1894.

Pulled down for scrap in October 1928. Passenger cars sold for GBP20.


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