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Currently SEAS are busy digitally archiving The Sunbeam Collection and a range of ‘Walkies’. These are being added to the website on a weekly basis – so do keep returning. Whilst browsing please note that titles are not imposed upon the images – rather and as best we can – a description and keywords are allocated.

Animals (83)

Chipperfield’s circus at the Royal Sea Bathing Hospital, Margate, Kent.

Circus elephants bathing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

Young rider being presented with prize cup at Broadstairs Gymkahna, Broadstairs, Kent.

Cynthia Wall with dog. At Margate, June 1937.

Walkies photograph of two women and a girl posing with two monkeys.

Margate Carnival entrants with gypsy horse and cart at Westbrook, Margate, Kent. c1960

Portrait of publican couple with parrot at Thanet, Kent. 1966

Child on Pony, Birchington Carnival 1960

Circus elephants bathing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Portrait of publican couple with parrot at Thanet, Kent. 1966

Dog at breakfast table reading newspaper.

Cynthia Towler on pony at Palm bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1947.

Horse and trap with ‘wedding party’ as entrants to carnival, Westbrook, Margate, kent. c1960

Girls on ponies at Ash village flower show, Ash village, Kent. 1954

Circus elephants bathing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

Cat outside fishmongers at Ramsgate, Kent.1965

Man showing toy chimp to live chimpazee in cage at Merrie England Zoo (Pleasurama) Ramsgate, Kent.

Children in fancy dress and spectators taking shelter from the rain at Margate carnival.

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about in the town 1969. Broadstairs, Kent.

Ramsgate corporation worker with corporation horse and cart, Ramsgate, Kent.

Loading cattle boat at Richborough port near Ramsgate, Kent.

Lion in caged crate at Dreamland amusement park zoo, Margate, Kent.

Young rider with prize cup at Broadstairs Gymkahna, Broadstairs, Kent.

Portrait of two women with dogs in restaurant, Thanet, Kent. 1963