136 black and white copy prints of early rides and transport and personalities, largely identified and dated.
Joe Hives Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 2314 NFA 0023
- Dates of Creation1890s-1950s
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description123 images
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Joe Hives was a showman who collected a large amount of ephemera from fairgrounds and shows. Digitisations have been made of copies of these items. There are examples of transport, boxing, various shows including Bioscopes, landscapes and people included in the collection.
On image database
Conditions Governing Access
These images make up part of the image database collection which is available to view by appointment in the NFA reading room.
Donated by Joe Hives
Other Finding Aids
Photographs on image database.
Description compiled by Jane Donaldson
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright: National Fairground Archive