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Negative - Melbourne, Victoria, post 1932 Image Reg. No: MM 6476

Description Of Content:
Members of a dance band. Instruments include: piano, drums, clarinet, saxophone and trumpet. There is a board on the right listing the dances: fox trot, parma ...(waltz?).
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs M Stewart
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: brass instruments, clarinets, dance bands, drums, keyboard instruments, musical instruments, musicians, pianos, saxophones, trumpets, wind instruments, woodwind instruments
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Performing Arts - Ensembles
Tertiary Classification: musicians
People Depicted: Stewart, Roy; Stewart, Doug
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1921- 1938

Parma Waltz arrived in Australia circa 1921 as listed in 'The Argus' : http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/1741740


Richard Levingston Posted on 10 Apr 2011 9:25 AM
"Parma Waltz only arrived in Australia in 1932" is wrong: the dance seems to have been written in 1920, and is mentioned as being taught in Melbourne in "The Argus", Saturday 19 March 1921, page 26 (see http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1740856)
Discovery Centre Posted on 16 Apr 2011 12:21 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hello Richard - You are quite right, and our collection staff have updated the records accordingly (they will update on the website in time). Thank you for including a link to the verifying information!

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