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This image shows spectators at the Kursaal Funfair in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, 1949. The Kursaal Funfair opened in 1901and established itself as a major attraction in the town. It's heyday was in the late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s, but it then went into decline and closed in the early 1980s.
© Estate of Bob Collins/Museum of London