Historical information

Cowes Public Hall was formerly the Cowes Mechanics’ Institute and Free Library, established in 1882. Photographer was Oxford Photos, Russell Street, Melbourne.



Physical description

Large, black & white photo of a large crowd of adults and children, some in fancy dress and wearing masks, in a wooden hall.

Inscriptions & markings

Fancy Dress Ball. Reopening of the Library Hall, Cowes, Vic. 1925