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Lolly scramble

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Children take part in a lolly scramble (where sweets are thrown for the participants to catch) at a Gisborne children's party in the 1880s. In the 19th century children's birthdays began to be observed for the first time, a reflection of the increasing importance placed on childhood as a special ...

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