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94/63/1-88/5 Glass negative, half plate, group portrait of attendees at Lebanon Ladies Maronite Ball at the Wentworth Hotel, Tom Lennon, Sydney, Australia, 17 August 1938. Click to enlarge.

Glass plate negative of Lebanon Ladies Maronite Ball

Photographed by Lennon, Tom in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1938.
Glass negative, half plate, group portrait of attendees at Lebanon Ladies Maronite Ball at the Wentworth Hotel, Tom Lennon, Sydney, Australia, 17 August 1938

This was an annual ball. At the 1938 ball (during the sesquicentenary of European settlement in Australia) the President of the Republic of Lebanon, M. Émile Eddé, presented the Commonwealth of Australia with six six-foot cedar saplings from the historic cedar grove, Arz-el-rub (Cedars of God). Also, the Consul-General for France, M. Jean Tremoulet, presented to Mrs Therese Alam (wife of Anthony Alexander Alam MLC), a great worker for the Lebanon Ladies Annual, the purple ribbon of the Officier de l'Académie. This photo shows the assembled guests looking up at the camera. A dance band is in the background.

Summary

Object No.

94/63/1-88/5

Object Statement

Glass negative, half plate, group portrait of attendees at Lebanon Ladies Maronite Ball at the Wentworth Hotel, Tom Lennon, Sydney, Australia, 17 August 1938

Physical Description

Glass negative, half plate, group portrait of attendees at Lebanon Ladies Maronite Ball at the Wentworth Hotel, Tom Lennon, Sydney, Australia, 17 August 1938

This was an annual ball. At the 1938 ball (during the sesquicentenary of European settlement in Australia) the President of the Republic of Lebanon, M. Émile Eddé, presented the Commonwealth of Australia with six six-foot cedar saplings from the historic cedar grove, Arz-el-rub (Cedars of God). Also, the Consul-General for France, M. Jean Tremoulet, presented to Mrs Therese Alam (wife of Anthony Alexander Alam MLC), a great worker for the Lebanon Ladies Annual, the purple ribbon of the Officier de l'Académie. This photo shows the assembled guests looking up at the camera. A dance band is in the background.

Marks

Inscribed in red ink at upper centre ' "Lebanon Ladies Maronite Ball" / Wentworth / 17.8.38'

Dimensions

Height

164 mm

Width

120 mm

Production

Cite this Object

Harvard

Glass plate negative of Lebanon Ladies Maronite Ball 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 31 May 2020, <https://ma.as/383865>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/383865 |title=Glass plate negative of Lebanon Ladies Maronite Ball |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=31 May 2020 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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