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Dance, England, United Kingdom in Europe

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Anna May Wong in The Circle of Chalk Featured Dance Print

Anna May Wong in The Circle of Chalk

Miss Anna May wong as Chang-Hi-Tang dancing before the tea-shop keeper in The Circle of Chalk, an ancient Chinese lay translated into English by James Laver and produced at the New Theatre in London by Mr. Basil Dean, with a cast headed by Anna May Wong as Chang-Hi-Tang, a young girl who is sold to a tea-house by her poverty striken mother. Date: 1929

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Cornish Ceremony Featured Dance Print

Cornish Ceremony

27th July 1926: Under the will of the late John Knill of St Ives, Cornwall, every five years a number of young girls and elderly women must dance around his mauseleum, satisfying various stipulations, to gain a share in a sum of money. The fiddler leading the parade through St Ives. (Photo by MacGregor/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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Obby Oss Mask, Padstow, Cornwall, England Featured Dance Print

Obby Oss Mask, Padstow, Cornwall, England

Masks such as these are used in the Padstow Obby Oss May Day celebrations. It is worn during a dance that celebrates the coming of Spring. It is also linked to fertility rights; any woman caught under the skirts of the Oss was thought to become pregnant. Each year, on the 1st May, the town is decorated in greenery and the Oss (horse) parades the streets, followed by a teaser who holds a padded bat. The procession is accompanied by accordions, drums and singing. The mask is worn with a black skirt that covers the wearer completely. Some have suggested the similarity to West African, Malaysian and New Guinea masks may be due to Cornish contact with these areas. The mask was made by the Bate family, and first worn by Walter Bate (1907- 1977) who was known locally as The Old Colonel because he had served in Kitchener's army. He was also a highly respected member of the lifeboat crew having been recognised for distinguished service. TRURI : 2007.88

© RIC, photographer Mike Searle