Story: Dancing

Dancing in the garden, 1930s

Dancing in the garden, 1930s

A group dance on a lawn on a sunny afternoon at a private garden party in the 1930s. Many of them look middle-aged, and may have been the enthusiastic dancers described by newspapers of the 1920s, when the foxtrot was in vogue.

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Megan Cook, 'Dancing - Jazz to rock ’n’ roll', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013