Mitcham Fair: Fairground ride

Mitcham Fair: Fairground ride

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1932
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 London News Agency
Picture Reference Mit_​Events_​Fair_​14-3
Original Format Photo
Notes / History There are two old customs connected with Mitcham fair; the Mayor raises a golden key to signify the opening of the event and then must ride on one of the fairground attractions.

The golden key, is made from gilded wood, and is well over a century old. It can be seen here on the right of the picture.

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