The Sloan Family performing on stilts

Made:
1932-03-24 in United Kingdom
maker:
George Woodbine

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The Sloan Family performing on stilts A photograph of four stilt walkers en route to a rehearsal of Bertram Mills Circus in Slough
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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.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/A05901
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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