Carnival Float, Leek Carnival

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Date:May - September 1955 (c.)

Description:This float was in the carnival in 1953 the Coronation year of QE II. The front represents an Elizabethan galleon and the back a QE II warship with the two halves manned by sailors and children from the two different Elizabeth's reigns.


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Creators: Mr John Martin - Creator

Donor ref:1994.660 (20/3821)

Source: Leek Museum:Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

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