Photograph, CWI Debutantes’ Ball with Partners; de Clifford Photography, Dunedin...

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Photograph, CWI Debutantes’ Ball with Partners

About this object

Photograph, CWI Debutantes’ Ball with Partners; a black and white photograph showing fourteen debutantes and their partners dressed in evening wear - long white or pastel evening dresses, long white gloves and a posy for the women and black suits and bow tie for the men. The debutantes' ball was held at the twenty-first anniversary celebration of the Middlemarch Branch of Country Women's Institute in 1956. The photograph is taken in front of the stage in the Strath Taieri Community Centre ("the hall"). On the stage are floral arrangements and the Middlemarch branch of CWI banner, a piano and an un-named pianist. Above is a banner with the inscription: "For Home and Country."

The debutantes and partners are:
Back row from left: Alice Finnie, Henry Keast, Annette McKechnie, Kevin Sutherland, Helen Tily, George Tucker, Shona Buchanan, Stanley Robertson.
Middle row from left: Ivan Moynihan, Davie Tisdall, Keith Brock, George keast, Ken Elliot, Keith Macaulay, Pat Heffernan, Jim James, Bruce Matheson, Dick Tisdall.
Front row from left: Colleen Knight, Daphne May, Maureen McAtamney, Elsie Murray, Elizabeth Elliot, Marjorie Macauley, Norma Robertson, Jean Harris, Wilma Jones, Jean Strang.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Middlemarch

Maker

de Clifford Photography, Dunedin

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

6 Sep 1956

Medium and Materials

Photograph

Inscription and Marks

198C3 beside photographer's stamp on cardboard folder

Measurements

h 180mm x w 245mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Local history and description

Object Type

photograph

Object number

2011.2.1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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CWI

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