Friends of the Horniman photographs of outdoor events

Photographs of various Friends of the Horniman events, fairs and outings, including photographs of the grave of Rebekah and Frederick Horniman in Camberwell Old Cemetery, the planting of tea clipper roses at the Horniman, the Mad Haters Tea Party at the Horniman (first garden fete, 1990), work carried out on the roof of the Horniman Museum conservatory, various events held in the Horniman conservatory including the opening of the conservatory in 2002, a photograph and card from David Boston on his retirement, Horniman garden fetes and festivals (1992, 1994), the Horniman Museum craft fair (1990), and members of the Friends planting Violet Tucker's tree during the Friends Annual General Meeting (2003). Also included are photographs of members of the Friends and Friends committee members, including Margaret Spooner, Janet Higman, Philip Spooner, David Boston (Director of the Horniman Museum), Barbara Sutcliffe, and Horniman Director Janet Vitmayer.

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