Widow Bignall, basketmaker

Widow Bignall, basketmaker

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Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 London Borough of Merton
Picture Reference Mit_​TomFrancis_​Ln22
Original Format Photo
Photographer / Origin of Photo Tom Francis
Notes / History One of Mitcham's characters. She sustained herself until the ripe old age of 88 by making and selling willow baskets. In the photograph she's stripping willow, holding it between her teeth.

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