NSW History Week :: Artists’ Ball at David Jones, 7 September

Booze, bohemia and bawdiness — but all for a good cause! Sydney’s Artists’ Balls stirred passions as well as controversies. Here, Deborah Beck gives us a peek into their infamous history. In 1921 a bout of scarlet fever changed the course of life for a 13-year-old schoolgirl named Victoria Cowdroy, known as Vic. After her … Read on

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