Couple dancing

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7HPA/04/38a
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 CM Object/ 7/HPA/4/38/1
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 object

Scope and Content

Small, faded, black and white photograph of a man and woman, standing outside, ballroom dancing. The woman on the left is wearing a dark dress and hat. The man on the right is much taller and wears a flat cap. [Taken during a holiday in France]. The photograph has been hand trimmed, and pasted onto a page in the notebook. The photograph is used to illustrate the text in the play. On the bottom of the previous page the dialogue reads: 'P Unezey [sic.] stands The rock that wears / a Town. / M. Comment? / Grif. You may well say Comment / Let's dance it off.'

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Faded, yellowed slightly. White spotting on the image bottom half, especially bottom quarter. Large patches of brown mould top third, right middle third, and a small patch bottom left quarter. Warped. There is also grey mould on the page underneath the photograph. Stable, low priority. Extensive treatment needed. Production method: gelatin silver print.