Mitcham 'Remember the Grotto': Children at the roadside
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.1939|
|Notes / History|| Grottoes were built to raise funds for spending at the annual MItcham fair.
These elaborate mounds, some up to 4 feet high, were constructed from shells, bits of broken pottery or old roof tiles, and decorated with flowers, mirror-glass and tiny dolls.