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Boys collecting money for their Guy; 1955

Henry Grant

Boys collecting money for their Guy; 1955
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 22cm

Full image caption

Boys in the street collecting money for their ‘Guy’. On fireworks night a stuffed effigy is burned on a bonfire to commemorate Guy Fawkes and the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament. The effigys are usually dressed in old clothes are given masks and are walked through the streets before being burned on a bonfire.

Image Details

1955 AD - 1955 AD
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© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

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