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Hilaire Syme dressed for the Kismit Ball

gelatin silver photograph, pencil
21.3 × 15.9 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
inscribed in pencil (diagonally) (in image) l.r.: Alice Mills
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.l.: Hilaire Syme Kismet Ball (about 11)
Accession Number
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Dr Veronica Condon, Geoffrey Haggard and Jennifer Smyth, descendants of Sir Geoffrey Syme K. B. E., Managing Editor of The Age newspaper (1908-42), 2005
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Young girl dressed in Arabian-style costume and beads surrounded by hand-drawn objects.