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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Photos: The Great Dickens Christmas Fair

Posted By on Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 6:32 PM

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Photos by Janine Kahn

The Cow Palace was packed to the gills last weekend, with folks scuttling about in Victorian garb and civilians gawking and attempting to make the most of the abundant photo-ops in the dimly-lit venue. Chimney sweeps with soot-dusted faces strolled along, two blokes ran around with foils and did battle wherever they pleased and others wore top hats with notes on them proclaiming their confidence in a certain Green Fairy. See more shots from our Saturday afternoon dip into Christmas past below.

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Ladies getting their hair done.

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Father Christmas.

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Meat pies.

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The endless dance.

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No, you didn't see this guy down at the Wharf.

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Pretty Polly.

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One of many painted panels.

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The nutcrackers were unbelievably fair-priced.  ($22+)

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 Some of the nice folks actually posed.

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Chimney sweeps.

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Wings and harps.

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