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The ball at the Palais Royal

January 7th, 2013 by


These women were Grace Brothers staff, dressed to take part in a pageant that was part of the ball held at The Palais Royal in Moore Park in 1933. The flags were emblazoned with the Grace Brothers name.

Tom T. Lennon was a commercial photographer whose studio was at 64 Victoria Road, Drummoyne. The 1796 negatives in the Powerhouse Museum Tom Lennon archive include images of balls and dinners held in Sydney, weddings, funerals, work events, parties, portraits, pets, fashion, horse races, musicians, dance bands and various places and events 1927-1949. Many images from the Tom Lennon archive have been posted previously on Photo of the Day.

Photography by Tom Lennon

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