Mitcham Fair: Swings

Mitcham Fair: Swings

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Date Photo Taken 13th August 1906
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 J H Baldock
Picture Reference Mit_​Events_​Fair_​6-12
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Mitcham Fair (1906) showing “A-Frames” joined together to support 6 swings at a time. The swings were boat shaped to prevent people from falling out, and could seat two, one on either side.

The Norfolk jackets and breeches worn by these youngsters were typical of the period.

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