Description of Content

Group of five women and five men dressed for a dance and wearing Hawaiian leis. This photograph shows Jean Holden and her fiance Joseph Doolan with their friends, dressed for a dance, Melbourne, circa 1934 - 1935. According to their son, 'They used to go dancing on Saturday nights.' It was taken by a street photographer.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Melbourne's Biggest Family Album

  • Collecting Areas


  • Acquisition Information

    Copied from Mr Peter James Doolan, 08/12/2006

  • Place & Date Depicted

    Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934-1935
    Place Depicted Notes: Probably Melbourne. Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.

  • Photographer

    Moviegraph Company Clyde Way
    Professional photographer.

  • Individuals Identified

    Holden, Jean; Doolan, Joseph; other people unknown

  • Format

    Digital Still Image, Tiff, Black & White

  • Inscriptions

    Reverse: Quote no. \x{2026}.. FOR EXTRA COPIES OF THIS PHOTO PRICE.. MOVIEGRAPH CO. CLYDE WAY 130 ELIZABETH ST MELB 0.1 (STAMP) Clarice & Eileen Pattenger Forget their names, friends of Eileen and Jacks Billie & friend Eileen & Belle usherettes at Majestic Theatre I Flinders St Melb. First theatre I went to with Dad and sat in the back seat. ? Uncle Jack & Eileen Dad & Mum Ted & Mary Galway Bank Manager

  • Classification

    Recreation & tourism, Social functions, Dances

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item