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Full length portrait of six women, a member of Max Cohen's....

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Record ID
31-57671

Photographer
Schmidt, Herman John Schmidt, Herman John
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Date
1909

Subjects
Sixes and Sevens Opera Company, Portraits, Costume, Clothing and dress, Womens clothing, Performing arts, OperaSixes and Sevens Opera CompanyPortraitsCostumeClothing and dressWomens clothingPerforming artsOpera
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Original Format
Glass plate negative

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Description
Full length portrait of six women, a member of Max Cohen's Opera Company (also known as the Sixes and Sevens Opera Company), as they appeared in Manuella, John Youlin Birch and Thomas Humphrey's musical set set on a Cuban tobacco plantation. The women possibly danced in the ballet which featured in musical staged at His Majesty's Theatre, Auckland, in April 1909. They are all wearing bolero jackets and frilled skirts, decorated with pom-poms, large sashes and hats with pom-poms, and hold tambourines.