Mr.Fowler, Lavender seller
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|Copyright 1||London Borough of Merton|
|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.