Summer masquerade, Squirrel Island, ca. 1920

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Description

The social center of Squirrel Island summer life was the Casino, which was the venue for dances, concerts, and amateur theatrical productions, including short plays, vaudeville productions and "masquerades."

This photo shows the stage of the Casino with an ensemble cast of youngsters dressed in elaborate costumes for one such masquerade, usually held in late July, circa 1920.

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About This Item

  • Title: Summer masquerade, Squirrel Island, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Location: Southport, Lincoln County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19.5 cm x 24.5 cm
  • Local Code: PP 3-4, #40
  • Collection: Raymond W. Stanley Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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