The Nine Arts Fancy Dress Ball Carnival. Tableaux Metropole Ballroom on Friday, 1st May.
|Main Creator:||Glenavy, Beatrice Moss Elvery Campbell Baroness, 1883-1968, artist.|
Broadside sheet with hand-coloured woodcut illustration after Beatrice Elvery featuring a masked piper leading a group of men and women wearing fancy dress costumes - amongst them is a man dressed as a pierrot, another as a cowboy - while a winged monkey with a bow and quiver holding arrows is seated in foreground, advertising The Nine Arts Ball, an annual fancy-dress party in Dublin city centre where costumed groups competed for prizes. "...Proceeds after paying expenses will be devoted to the furtherance of art in ireland through institutions such as the Artists' Benevolent: The Arts and Crafts: The Academy of Music: &c. Fancy Dress Obligatory: Masks Optional. Chairman of Ball Committee - Dermod O'Brien P.R.H.A. Honorary organiser - George Atkinson, School of Art, Dublin. Tickets including Supper £1 1 0 [one pound one shilling no pence] each, up to 25 April, may be obtained at the Metropole: at the School of Art [Kildare Street]: at Pigott's: at the United Arts Club, and from the Organising Secretary, 37 Lower Baggot Street (Tel. No. 851)".
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[Dublin : s.n.] ; 1925.
Formerly held at PD 4338 TB.
Physical description: 1 print : handcoloured woodcut ; image 8.2 x 15.9 cm., on sheet 33.8 x 24.8 cm..
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.