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Ferris Collection

Background imageFerris Collection: Crooked House, Southend

Crooked House, Southend
The Crooked House, one of the attractions of the funfair in the Peter Pan Gardens at Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England

Background imageFerris Collection: The Wiener Riesenrad

The Wiener Riesenrad (German for Viennese Giant Wheel ), or Riesenrad is a Ferris wheel at the entrance of the Prater amusement park in Leopoldstadt, the 2nd district of Austrias capital Vienna

Background imageFerris Collection: Cartwrights Great Wheel - Skegness, Lincolnshire

Cartwrights Great Wheel - Skegness, Lincolnshire. Date: circa 1905

Background imageFerris Collection: Who People Are Dating - Diane Ferraz and Nicky Scott

Who People Are Dating - Diane Ferraz and Nicky Scott
Musical duo, and, at the time, romantically linked couple, Diane Ferraz and Nicky Scott who performed together in the band, The Ferris Wheel, pairing black female singers with white male performers

Background imageFerris Collection: Earls Court Wheel

Earls Court Wheel
The Giant Ferris Wheel at Earls Court, London, showing the emergency evacuation procedure - a picture which was no doubt intended to reassure nervous passengers Date: 1894

Background imageFerris Collection: Blackpool Great Wheel early 1900s

Blackpool Great Wheel early 1900s

Background imageFerris Collection: The Big Wheel, Blackpool, Victorian period

The Big Wheel, Blackpool, Victorian period

Background imageFerris Collection: The Great Wheel, Earl's Court, London - Victorian period

The Great Wheel, Earl's Court, London - Victorian period

Background imageFerris Collection: Blackpool Big Wheel Victorian period

Blackpool Big Wheel Victorian period

Background imageFerris Collection: Big Wheel Blackpool

Big Wheel Blackpool

Background imageFerris Collection: Earls Court Wheel, London

Earls Court Wheel, London

Background imageFerris Collection: Earl's Court Wheel London Victorian period

Earl's Court Wheel London Victorian period

Background imageFerris Collection: The Great Wheel, Blackpool, probably late 1890s

The Great Wheel, Blackpool, probably late 1890s

Background imageFerris Collection: Ferris Wheel and Swedish Restaurant - St. Louis World's Fair

Ferris Wheel and Swedish Restaurant - St. Louis World's Fair
Ferris Wheel and Swedish Restaurant at the St. Louise World's Fair in 1904

Background imageFerris Collection: Blackpool Abingdon Street and the Big Wheel early 1900s

Blackpool Abingdon Street and the Big Wheel early 1900s

Background imageFerris Collection: Home Close, Sibford Ferris, Oxon

Home Close, Sibford Ferris, Oxon
A series of photographs showing exterior views of Home Close, at Sibford Ferris, oxon, including a general view of the south front, the garden court and the entrance front

Background imageFerris Collection: The Paris exhibition at night

The Paris exhibition at night. The Exposition Universally of 1900, better known in English as the 1900 Paris Exposition, was a world's fair held in Paris, France

Background imageFerris Collection: Diagram of the original design for the Great Wheel. Columbian Exposition's tallest attraction

Diagram of the original design for the Great Wheel. Columbian Exposition's tallest attraction, designed and built by George Washington Gale Ferris Jr

Background imageFerris Collection: Attraction at the Chicago's World's Fair, designed and built by George Washington Gale Ferris Jr

Attraction at the Chicago's World's Fair, designed and built by George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. The ferris wheel named the Chicago Wheel, had thirty-six pendulum cars

Background imageFerris Collection: A series of photographs showing the demolition of the Great Wheel at Earls Court

A series of photographs showing the demolition of the Great Wheel at Earls Court, also known as the Gigantic Wheel. After twelve years the Earls Court wheel was been broken up

Background imageFerris Collection: Chinese games and acrobatics performed in

Chinese games and acrobatics performed in Yuanmingyuang Park, Peking. Eight costumed women ride Ferris wheels perpedicularly, while male acrobats spin on rope wheels

Background imageFerris Collection: The Great Wheel - Earls Court, London

The Great Wheel - Earls Court, London
circa 1910s

Background imageFerris Collection: The Village, Sibford Ferris, Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, England. Date: 1910s

The Village, Sibford Ferris, Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, England. Date: 1910s

Background imageFerris Collection: Romanian Pleasure Wheel

Romanian Pleasure Wheel
Simple Romanian Pleasure Wheel at a country fair. The postcard caption translates as: Party in the Country. Not quite the London Eye... Date: circa 1900

Background imageFerris Collection: The Big Wheel and Tower, Blackpool, Lancashire

The Big Wheel and Tower, Blackpool, Lancashire. The posters on the right are advertising a lecture to be given by Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett

Background imageFerris Collection: The Wiener Riesenrad - Big Wheel in Vienna, Austria

The Wiener Riesenrad - Big Wheel in Vienna, Austria
A rara epostcard view of the Wiener Riesenrad (German for Viennese Giant Wheel), or Riesenrad is a Ferris wheel at the entrance of the Prater amusement park in Leopoldstadt

Background imageFerris Collection: Pilgrims of New Plymouth Colony celebrate first Thanksgiving

Pilgrims of New Plymouth Colony celebrate first Thanksgiving
The Pilgrims of New Plymouth Colony celebrate a first Thanksgiving Day with American Indians in a painting by JLG Ferris

Background imageFerris Collection: The Australian Cricket Team 1888

The Australian Cricket Team 1888. Back row JJ Ferris, AH Jarvis, J Worrall, CW Beal (manager), J McC Blackham, HF Boyle, J Edwards

Background imageFerris Collection: The Great Wheel and the Eiffel Tower - Paris, France

The Great Wheel and the Eiffel Tower - Paris, France
The Great Wheel and the Eiffel Tower - la rue Suffren - Paris, France - erected as part of the Exposition Universelle of 1900. Date: circa 1905

Background imageFerris Collection: Codex 98. Missale Romanum. By Pedro Ferris (1415-1478), Deta

Codex 98. Missale Romanum. By Pedro Ferris (1415-1478), Deta
Codex 98. Missale Romanum. By Pedro Ferris (1415-1478), Bishop of Tarazona. The Virgin Mary. Miniature of the capital letter of the folio 302. Chapter Archive of Tarazona. Spain

Background imageFerris Collection: Ferris wheel and comedy theatre, Vienna, Austria

Ferris wheel and comedy theatre, Vienna, Austria
Ferris wheel with 30 gondolas and comedy theatre (left) and Kingfisher Restaurant (right), Vienna, Austria. Date: circa 1908

Background imageFerris Collection: Winter Gardens & Ferris Wheel, Blackpool, Lancashire

Winter Gardens & Ferris Wheel, Blackpool, Lancashire
Winter Gardens & Ferris Wheel, Blackpool, near Pickering, Lancashire, England. Taken from the Tower Date: 1920s

Background imageFerris Collection: Giant Ferris Wheel, Earls Court

Giant Ferris Wheel, Earls Court
Construction work began on the wheel in March 1894 and it was opened to passengers in July 1895. It had a diameter of 300ft, weighed 1, 100 tons and a complete revolution took around twenty minutes

Background imageFerris Collection: British athletes undergoing light therapy before Olympics

British athletes undergoing light therapy before Olympics
British hopefuls for the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games are given a course of light therapy or ray treatment in a Westminster surgery Pictured are J. R. Major, V.P. Brown, F. Gaby, S. Ferris and H. A

Background imageFerris Collection: Romanian Country Fair

Romanian Country Fair, featuring a stage with a clown and a sword swallower or contortionist (?), some prize oxen, drinking and an amusement/pleasure wheel. Date: 1900

Background imageFerris Collection: Book cover design, How to Fly

Book cover design, How to Fly: or the Conquest of the Air, by Richard Ferris, London: Thomas Nelson & Son. 1910. Showing a man in a primitive monoplane. 1910

Background imageFerris Collection: Dick Ferris presents The Grace Hayward Co

Dick Ferris presents The Grace Hayward Co. Date c1900

Background imageFerris Collection: Dick Ferris presents The Grace Hayward Co. a wonderful show

Dick Ferris presents The Grace Hayward Co. a wonderful show at popular prices. Date c1900

Background imageFerris Collection: Ferris Hartman in The purser by John T. Day

Ferris Hartman in The purser by John T. Day. Date c1898

Background imageFerris Collection: Blackpool from the Central PIer

Blackpool from the Central PIer
Blackpool, Lancashire - popular coastal resort town, dominated by the famous Tower. The view from the central pier, also featuring sailing boats and the large ferris wheel. Date: 1905

Background imageFerris Collection: German planes over Paris, propaganda postcard, WW1

German planes over Paris, propaganda postcard, WW1
A propaganda postcard showing German planes flying over Paris during the First World War, with the Eiffel Tower, and an inset portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm II. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageFerris Collection: Scout ceremony with President Johnson

Scout ceremony with President Johnson
Boy Scout Ferris Taylor presents President Johnson with a walnut plaque bearing the Scout emblem and a gavel. The traditional " Report to the Nation" of the Boy Scouts of America was

Background imageFerris Collection: View from the ferris wheel, Vienna, Austria

View from the ferris wheel, Vienna, Austria
An aerial view from the famous ferris wheel in the Prater, Vienna, Austria

Background imageFerris Collection: A ferris wheel viewed across the rooftops

A ferris wheel viewed across the rooftops
A large ferris wheel viewed across the rooftops -- probably either in Paris or Vienna

Background imageFerris Collection: Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey - Funfair

Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey - Funfair
Funfair at Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey, with large ferris wheel and carousel rides

Background imageFerris Collection: Cricket / Team / Gloucester

Cricket / Team / Gloucester
Gloucester Writhall, Painter, Smith, Murch, Robert, E.M.Grace, Captain Newnham, W.G.Grace, Ferris, Kitkat, Troup, Board, H, W, Brown

Background imageFerris Collection: Cricketer, Ferris

Cricketer, Ferris
John James Ferris Cricketer - Gloucestershire

Background imageFerris Collection: Paris / Eiffel Tower C1910

Paris / Eiffel Tower C1910
View of the Eiffel Tower



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