Historical information

Original photograph of the Kew Centenary Ball in the new Kew Civic Hall in 1960. The photograph formed part of the collection of WHS Dickinson and was presented to the Kew Historical Society by his daughter in 2018.

Physical description

Original black and white photograph of the entry of a debutante and her partner at the Centenary [of Kew] Dinner Dance in 1960. The photograph shows the entry of a debutante and her partner through a specially constructed floral arch at the back of the main stage, which was at that time located at the northern end of the Kew Civic [Town] Hall. The Mayor and Mayoress, Cr WHS and Doris Dickinson are standing at right.