The Carnival

Last month I was fortunate to visit the Musée Mechanique (warning: plays music when you click). It is an experience I definitely recommend. My favorite thing was the Carnival.

These photos do not capture the actual motion, which is kind of the whole point, but you can see the loving detail with which the builder, a carny himself, replicated his environment in miniature.

Oh but wait! As soon as I’d typed the above, it occurred to me that of course many many people besides me admire the Carnival, and most likely someone had indeed captured it while operating. And indeed, thanks to Kevin Syoza, you can see it in action:

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