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Digital Photograph - Girl Dressed as Pierrot, Melbourne, 1918 Image Reg. No: MM 110606

Description Of Content:
Studio portrait of a girl dressed as Pierrot in a clown costume.

This is a studio portrait of Elvie Watson, dressed as a Pierrot clown in 1918. She was four years old and starting her career as a dancer. She used to perform in pantomimes, Vaudeville shows and operas around Melbourne. Elvie was the daughter of Mr and Mrs E. Watson of Fitzroy Street Fitzroy and had been in pantomime from the age of five.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Miss Eve Greenhatch, 2006
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Performing Arts - Concerts
Tertiary Classification: performers
People Depicted: Watson, Elvie
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, 1918

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's estimate.
Photographer: Unknown

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