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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)

Loading cattle boat at Richborough port near Ramsgate, Kent.Exported to Denmark.

Child on Pony, Birchington Carnival 1960

Circus elephants bathing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

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

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

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

Ramsgate corporation worker with corporation horse, Ramsgate, Kent.

Circus elephants bathing on the main sands at Margate, Kent.

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

Dog at breakfast table reading newspaper.

Children in pram with poodle at Thanet, Kent.

Young man with broken leg relaxing at the harbour, Ramsgate, Kent.

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

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

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

Three young riders with prizes at Broadstairs Gymkahna, Broadstairs, Kent.

Margate hoteliers association dog show at Margate, Kent.

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

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

Children in the street in Ramsgate, Kent 1960s

RSPCA officer with cat and children at Grange Road, Ramsgate, Kent.

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

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

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

Contestants at dog show, Thanet, Kent. 1972