Kent has found a great collection of photos at the State Library of South Australia from a Childrens's Fancy Dress Ball 1887
A. May aged 14 years old, dressed as a Clock
Antonia Bircher aged 10 years old, dressed as a telephone
Effie Conigrave : age 17 dressed as 'Good Luck'
Leslie Gardner : age 10 dressed as 'Eclipse'
Comments: fancy dress
Posted by Jeff Ward at September 11, 2005 04:15 AM
"Telephone" is amazing given the date. A new and rare invention.
This one also is quite striking as "Sunbeam" seems a proto-mini. Could make an appearance 100 years later - maybe it was 1880's Nouveau Age.
Posted by boynton at September 11, 2005 01:25 PM