Brian Steptoe Collection
Title: The Brian Steptoe Collection
Scope: An audio cassette recording of a conversation between Maggie Bird (formerly Mrs. Margaret Waddington and nee Shufflebottom) and Brian Steptoe on 15th June, 1993 at Bramerton, Norfolk. There is a ten page transcript to accompany the recording.
Extent: 1 cassette and transcript
Name of creator: Brian Steptoe
Administrative / biographical history: Brian Steptoe is an established publisher, author and photographer with an interest in traditional fairground amusements. He has been involved with publications and publicity about the vintage funfair scene since 1994, and runs Jumper Books. He publishes regular reports for a number of carousel websites and is a contributor to Old Glory magazine. He holds a Fellowship Distinction of the Royal Photographic Society. Brian undertakes photographic work for a number of travelling showmen, including photography for Carters books and has been commissioned to write, design, undertake photography and supply images for museums, showmen, books and calendars.
Related Collections: Shufflebottom Family Collection
Source: Donated by Brian Steptoe
System of arrangement: Items catalogued according to type
Subjects: Fairgrounds, Wild West, Speciality Acts, Family Collections, Travelling Entertainment, Fairground Shows
Conditions of access: Items available to view by appointment in the National Fairground Archive reading room, equipment booking necessary
Copyright: Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of the National Fairground Archive, subject to copyright law and condition of material
Finding aids: Online finding aid available here
Further information: Further accruals expected