|Artist||John Doman Turner|
|Medium||Scroll, Pencil and watercolour on paper|
|Dimensions||Height: 22.5 cm, Length: 743 cm|
As part of our research, we were able to identify this piece of work as John Doman Turner’s. We tracked it down at V&A’s Blythe House in 2016.
Described as a “very long paper frieze rolled around wooden ‘cotton reel’ composed of a series of pencil drawings and watercolours in several hands of various fairground scenes and attractions including images of Gallopers, a fair on Southwold Common, Pinder’s Circus at Southwold, Trinity Fair at Southwold, Clyde and Staffs Cottages, fairground workers and fairground booths, 1934. That scroll was purchased for the Theatre Museum in London in the early 1980’s.”