Historical information

This could be the "Rainbow" set from a Swallow & Ariell's "Busy Bee" novelty night. The novelty nights held on 11 June 1915 and 30 June 1916 both included a "Rainbow" set and the set attending the 1915 event are identified as Misses D Ogelby, M Williams, E Carley, V Bowen, N Petersen and L Ogelby. 11 June 1915 - http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91164843 30 June 1916 - http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91165168

Physical description

One of 44 black and white photos recording the work and contribution by Swallow & Ariell's "Busy Bee" for the First World War in Europe

.36 - Six women in identical 'rainbow' costumes in front of theatrical backdrop.