8.00" x 4.50"
10.00" x 6.50"
Dentzel Carousel Art Print
by Susan Rissi Tregoning
Dentzel Carousel by Susan Rissi Tregoning - 8" x 4.5"
Luster Photo Paper
Rolled in a Tube
Dentzel Carousel art print by Susan Rissi Tregoning. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
This carousel was manufactured in 1896 by Gustav Dentzel for the 1904 St. Louis Exposition. It was later sold to the City of Meridian, Mississippi,... more
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This carousel was manufactured in 1896 by Gustav Dentzel for the 1904 St. Louis Exposition. It was later sold to the City of Meridian, Mississippi, for $2,000. Today, it is valued at over a million dollars!
Dentzel only manufactured two to three carousels a year and supplied parks throughout the East and South. All of his animals were hand-carved out of poplar or basswood, and many, like this one, had original oil paintings.
When the Carousel arrived in Meridian in 1909, it was placed in this exact location in Highland Park in this Carousel House, also designed by Dentzel. This Carousel House is the only original Carousel House building built from a Dentzel blueprint left in existence.
In 1977, both the Dentzel Carousel and the Carousel House were placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1986, they were designated as National Landmarks. There are eleven other Carousels nationwide that have received this honor, but Meridian’s is the only one...
About Susan Rissi Tregoning
I'm a travel photographer that enjoys photographing United States architecture, nature, and transportation. As the 8th photographer in 4 generations of my family, I don't remember a time when photography was not part of my life. By the time I was five years old, I was standing on a stool in the darkroom, helping my dad develop pictures. It was my job to transfer the photos from the hypo to the water bath. I went to college for interior design. After I graduated, I had a long successful career as an art buyer and designer for a large home furnishings company. In 2006, I had a significant life change. My husband became a medical traveler, and I decided to put my career on hold to tag along. In the process, I found my roots again. What...