A photograph of the Sloan family performing on stilts, taken on 24th March 1932 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald.
A photograph of the Sloan family performing on stilts, taken in March 1932 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald.
A crowd of children watch in amazement as the Sloans, a famous stilt-walking family, go by en route to a rehearsal of Bertram Mills Circus in Slough. Head of the family, Harry, was a record breaker for successfully wearing the tallest stilts.
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- National Science and Media Museum
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