Sports Day to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria

Sports Day to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1897
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 London Borough of Merton
Picture Reference Mit_​TomFrancis_​Ln176
Original Format Photo
Photographer / Origin of Photo Tom Francis
Notes / History During the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, sports events were held on Mitcham Lower Green.

The customary procession in the morning was followed by athletic sports on the Green in the afternoon, and the presentation of prizes in the evening . The celebrations closed with fireworks and a bonfire in the evening.

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