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English country dancers in their "gay colors" bow and curtsy to their partners before beginning to dance. Bringing back 16th century customs allowed pageant directors to show the best of sixteenth century English culture as a time uncluttered with modern machines.


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Court Dancers

photographer   Frances and Mary Allen
date   1916
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   6.5"
width   8.5"
process/materials   platinum print
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.14.0634

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"Elizabethan Group"

"Pageant of Old Deerfield on the Grounds of the Allen Homestead"

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