Tennis Club Concert, "Black and White Ballet"

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Oct 1927
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A group of six dancers in the Opunake Tennis Club Concert posing in their costumes for the "Black and White Ballet". The six young women wear dresses with a checkered print, and matching hats. The woman first on the left of the front row is Donnie Morris.
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Oct 1927
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PHO2010-0573
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This photo of the "Black and White Ballet" was taken at Sam Feaver's studio at the same time as the photo of the "Canoe Ballet" (Accession No PHO2012-0463) which has been incorrectly dated May 1916. Donnie Morris appears in both photos - 1st on left in the front row of the "Black and White Ballet" photo, and on the far right in the "Canoe Ballet" photo. There is probably a third photo in the Feaver Collection of 4 dancers wearing fringed skirts i.e. "The Pink and Mauve Ballet" with Donnie on the left, and another photo of the 6 "Black and White" dancers posing in a row. All these photos have the same studio background.

- Pam Childs on 27-10-2013 04:37:38

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