Historical information

Appears to be a group of Legatees enjoying an evening function, it appears to be on board a ship. From the ladies dresses it could be in the 1930s, making it a very early Legacy photo. The caption 'Marella' could the name of a ship. There was a ship called Marella that was a Burns Philp Line steamer that typically sailed to and from Singapore in the 1930s.


An early photo of Legatees at a social function.

Physical description

Black and white photo of 9 men and 7 women in evening wear.

Inscriptions & markings

Written on white border "V AT DANCE 'MARELLA' AID, MELBOURNE LEGACY" in blue pen.
Stamped on the back "Kodak Print" in purple ink.