Ginger beer fountain

Made:
c. 1898 in England
maker:
Martin, Paul (1864-1944)

A photograph of a ginger beer fountain at a fairground, taken by Paul Martin, c. 1898. The photograph shows a man demonstrating a ginger beer dispenser. A sign in the background reads 'R. Whites Ginger beer'.

A photograph of a ginger beer fountain at a fairground, taken by Paul Martin, c. 1898.

The photograph shows a man demonstrating a ginger beer dispenser. A sign in the background reads 'R. Whites Ginger beer'. Paul Martin disguised his camera within a leather case, going unnoticed as he took candid photographs of everyday life.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6001/8
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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