Crowing town’s carnival queen

Crowing of Matlock carnival queen in 1934
Crowing of Matlock carnival queen in 1934

Matlock’s carnival queen was as pretty as a picture in 1934.

Local dignitaries turned out in force to see the crowing of the town’s royalty at a prestigious ceremony.

Princesses and Matlock’s queen look elegant in their gowns and are almost hidden under a mass of beautiful flowers.

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