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Harrison, Carlo & Avril – 1947 Onward

Carlo & Avril Harrison 1947

Title Carlo & Avril Harrison
Date 1947
Location Yeadon
Photo ID CH151
Comment Carlo Harrison aged 1 year riding his “Bronco” horse, made by the Mobo company they were a very popular toy. The horses were painted grey and white with spring mountings, this enabled the horse to move when a “canter” motion was employed.
Carlo & Avril Harrison Undated

CH152 – Carlo & Avril Harrison, Undated.

Carlo & Avril Harrison – Undated

Carlo’s mother was an Italian lady who had come to Yeadon 16 months before the photo was taken. 
In her homeland it was the custom not to cut a boy’s hair before he was 2 years old hence Carlo’s flowing locks!

Carlo & Avril Harrison 2015

R482 – Carlo & Avril Harrison, 2015.

Carlo & Avril Harrison – 2015

Carlo is archivist for the Aireborough Historical Society, he is holding a parchment document used in a talk which he gave at Leeds City Museum titled “Archiving the Past for the Future”.

The lecture was illustrated with photos and artefacts from the Society collection to demonstrate the importance of why we archive. The photo was published in the Yorkshire Evening Post to publicise the event.

Carlo & Avril Harrison 2016

S142 – Carlo & Avril Harrison, 2016.

Carlo & Avril Harrison – 2016

Carlo and Avril Harrison at the annual AHS dinner held at Peasehill House, Rawdon.

Photographer Howard German.

Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 21 July 2022.
Last updated: 21 July 2022.

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