Shared Photo: Grandparents hoopla stall

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I wanted to share this family photo of Charles Butler with the community. Location: Wisbech. Date: 1901.
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in Photos by Daphne Cook G2G Crew (430 points)

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Amazing photo I really think you have a treasure thank You for sharing
by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (2.8m points)
selected by Daphne Cook
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Great photo!  Thanks for sharing.

Not sure what is for sale but the poster says it costs 1 penny.
by SJ Baty G2G Astronaut (1m points)
Good eye, SJ!
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What an excellent photo. (What’s a “hoopla stall?”)

Is Charles the one leaning on the post on the right, or the younger fella in the left?
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (1.9m points)
I had the same question. Looking forward to the answer.
Yes Charles is the one leaning on the post the others are his wife and children. It is a fairground attraction grow hoops over a item to receive a prize
Ahhhh... now I get it!
Oh! I've played something like that before -- even won a goldfish -- to my mother's chagrin!

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