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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)

Woman in armour dressed as Joan of Arc on a horse in Westbrook Avenue, Margate Carnival c1960

Ramsgate corporation worker with corporation horse, Ramsgate, Kent.

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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

“Least Bent” Coastal Service float in Birchington Carnival 1960.

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

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

Livestock show at Sandwich cattle market. Sandwich ,Kent.

Show jumping at Broadstairs and St.Peter’s Gymkana at St.Peter’s Memorial recreation ground, Broadstairs, Kent.

Circus elephants bathing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

Donkeys and children on the beach at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent 1963.

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

Children behind bar at pub with seabird, Thanet, Kent. 1963

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

Child on Pony, Birchington Carnival 1960

Woman with dog crossing Northdown Road in the rain at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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

Group of adults and children with horse and carriage outside Merrie England funfair at Ramsgate, Kent.

Woman feeding bear at petting zoo at Thanet, Kent. 1962

Margate hoteliers association dog show at Margate, Kent.

Children behind bar at pub with seabird, Thanet, Kent. 1963

Woman in armour dressed as Joan of Arc on a horse in Westbrook Avenue, Margate Carnival c1960

Two young girls on the beach with donkey at Margate, Kent.

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

Dolphinarium at Queens Hotel Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.