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Treasures from the Golden Age : West Coast carousels

Author: Eric C Pahlke
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Historical Photography Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A tribute to the art and engineering of the classic wood carousels built in the United States between the 1880s-1920s. Primary focus is on the 19 classic carousels still in operation along the West Coast, between San Diego and Seattle. Also includes information on carousels with fiberglass replicas of classic wood carvings, as well as those with newly carved figures, modeled after classic designs. Finally, there's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric C Pahlke
ISBN: 9780615388557 0615388558
OCLC Number: 688627916
Description: 166 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Other Titles: West Coast carousels
Responsibility: text and photography by Eric C. Pahlke.

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"A tribute to the art and engineering of the classic wood carousels built in the United States between the 1880s-1920s. Primary focus is on the 19 classic carousels still in operation along the West Coast, between San Diego and Seattle. Also includes information on carousels with fiberglass replicas of classic wood carvings, as well as those with newly carved figures, modeled after classic designs. Finally, there's information about museums and large private collections."

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