Historical information

Taken in 1920, the photograph depicts a very large group of men, women and children dressed in fancy costumes. They are congregated inside the R & B Hall in Beechworth.

Significance

The photograph is historically significant due to its production in the early twentieth century. Additionally, it also provides insight into the types of arts, recreation and leisure activities enjoyed by local residents during this time.

Physical description

Sepia rectangular photograph printed on matte photographic paper mounted on board.

Inscriptions & markings

Obverse: R & B. Hall. / Beechworth. / Reverse: Fancy Dress / Ball / Federal Hall / Beechworth / 1920 / 30 + 12 / 1997.2554 /