Mitcham Fair opening ceremony

Mitcham Fair opening ceremony

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1936
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Keystone View Co
Picture Reference Mit_​Events_​Fair_​17-4
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Showman and dignitaries watch from the steps of Tom Norman’s sideshow as the Mayor of Mitcham, Councillor J. M. Davies raises the golden key, traditionally used in the ceremony. Made from gilded wood the key is lodged with the showmen and has been associated with Mitcham Fair for well over a century.

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