Mitcham Carnival

Mitcham Carnival

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1897
Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​Org_​Events_​10-26
Original Format Postcard
Notes / History Photo taken during the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria. The winning entry in the parade is that of Mr. Cooper, a coal, corn, and flour merchant, whose business was at the Cricket Green near the site of Robinson Dairy. The float is a representation of Old King Cole (hence a pun). Behind the cart can be seen the Batsworth Road allotment holder banner.

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