Mr.Fowler, Lavender seller

Mr.Fowler, Lavender seller

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Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 London Borough of Merton
Picture Reference Mit_​TomFrancis_​Ln195
Original Format Photo
Photographer / Origin of Photo Tom Francis
Notes / History By the early 20th century, many of the local lavender growers had ploughed up their fields and ceased production.

Henry Fowler, shown here, was one of the last remaining growers of the crop. He continued to trade in the scented flower, long after he had ceased to grow it.

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