Story: Dancing

Scottish dancing (4th of 5)

Scottish dancing

Kilt swirling about him as he turns, arms aloft emphasising the movement, this Scottish country dancer shows the pleasure people take in dancing. Scottish reels and dances were widely known, often performed  at balls and dances and taught in schools.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAAD 699 W2953 30c

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Megan Cook, 'Dancing - Jazz to rock ’n’ roll', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/40968/scottish-dancing (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013