The excitement of sparklers on Guy Fawkes night: Picturing Canterbury

The excitement of sparklers on Guy Fawkes night. Entry by Isabel Tweedy in the 2018 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. CCL-DW-51611.

Two children playing with sparklers on Guy Fawkes night.. c.1959-1960.

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