Historical information

Depicted is an unidentified male performer dressed in women's clothing. He is positioned on a stage and in front of a microphone. The photograph appears to have been taken by a reporter from the Ovens and Murray Advertiser; a weekly newspaper published in Beechworth.

Significance

The photograph provides insight into entertainment, performance and recreation in Beechworth during the 1950s. The item's interpretive capacity is enhanced by its strong relationship to other photographs in the catalogue. Collectively, these records enrich the community's understanding of how the arts have developed in Beechworth since the mid-twentieth century.

Physical description

Black and white rectangular photograph printed on matte photographic paper.

Inscriptions & markings

Reverse: THE OVENS AND MURRAY ADVERTISER /