Mr Henry Fowler, the last of the lavender growers.

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Date Photo Taken 26th March 1925
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 The Advertiser
Picture Reference Mit_​People_​57-1
Original Format Photo
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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