📷 Neuilly's Fair

In https://reshistorica.forumotion.com/t1476p50-a-participatory-graphic-novel-taking-place-around-1900#53459, @nordmann said:

Description of Neuilly’s Fair circa 1880 (source here):

Around the shops, on the pavement, almost ten thousand people, who watch the parades, creak the turnstiles loaded with bizarre porcelain and glassware, shoot at the target, eat gingerbread, devour barley sugars, make rubber balloons cry, play castanets, applaud the straw mattresses, exterminate puppets with balls, spin on wooden horses, hang in swings, shout, whistle, sing, drink, stamp, wobble, bang, and jostle, all in the midst of the trombone harmony squawks, the piston, the clarinet of the blind, the rumbles of bass drums, the clapping of cymbals, screams of delirious dentists, all that, a few hundred meters from the Champs-Élysées, which fall asleep in the calm of the night.

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