Coronation Celebrations

Coronation Celebrations

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Date Photo Taken 9th August 1902
Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​Org_​Events_​18-2
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Sports on Lower Green, Mitcham, during the Coronation Celebrations for Edward VII.

Although Edward's coronation had originally been scheduled for June, it was postponed until 9 August so he could receive treatment for an abdominal cyst. In addition to the sporting entertainments, Mitcham's celebration also featured a procession of decorated vehicles.

This picture and no 18-1 are two separate photographs, but join together to make a panoramic shot.

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