Carnival Record

Carnival Record (U.K.) / 1930

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Design: The windmill-sail design at the centre is unusual. Perhaps it is intended to symbolize merry-go-rounds or hand-held twizzlers, which were often a feature of fairground fun. The Art Deco outside border, with its positive/negative decoration, is a very attractive design.

History: Probably a very rare survival, this is apparently a special project in support of a local hospital, as part of an officially-designated carnival week of the town of Swindon, in the county of Wiltshire, in south-western England. It is to be hoped the event was a success! Label scan courtesy of collector Graham Farnell of the U.K.

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