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Leeds West Indian Carnival
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Young girl wearing an exotic costume at Leeds Carnival 1980

Young girl dressed in her exotic and beautiful costume for the 13th Leeds West Indian Carnival on 25 August 1980. The elaborate design has been carefully planned and constructed using a wealth of materials. The winners of the troupe with best costume design were children dressed as African Butterflies. It is believed that the young girl pictured is one these.

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