Folk Art Tillie Toy circa 1930 Ashbury Park New Jersey Symbol Carnival Figure Original Paint
Handmade Folk Art Tillie, the famed character who represented the Ashbury Park, NJ arcade for a century. Named after George Tilyou, the owner of Steeplechase Park in Coney Island…but it was the New Jersey Tillie who was saved by Bruce Springsteen fans.
"Tillie" Folk Art carving made from cigar box wood. Circa 1930. Eyes move. Collection Jim Linderman