Carousels

Structures consisting of a revolving circular platform with seats, often in the form of horses or other animals, on which people may ride, usually to the accompaniment of mechanical or recorded music.

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Go Historic ID
3204
Names
carousels
carousel
carrousel
carrousels
merry-go-round
merry-go-rounds
draaimolens Dutch
draaimolen Dutch
mallemolen Dutch
ruedas de la fortuna Spanish
rueda de la fortuna Spanish
noria gigante Spanish

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Structures consisting of a revolving circular platform with seats, often in the form of horses or other animals, on which people may ride, usually to the accompaniment of mechanical or recorded music.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007316. The J. Paul Getty Trust.