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Children in Costume; 18-73

Children in Costume; 18-73
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Children in Costume
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Children in costume. All costumes were made by Gwenneth Wharfe nee Phillips (known as Gwen). Gwen was a professional seamstress before she married and made many costumes, wedding dresses, debutante ball dresses for the local children, school, and women.

Raymond Wharfe b 1912 d 1983 married Gwenneth Wharfe nee Phillips and they had three daughters Heather, Ruth and Colleen. Ruth Wharfe married Paul Shepherd in 1971 and at that time Paul bought Raymond's share of the farm and went into a 50-50 parnership with his father-in-law, Raymond. Paul renamed the farm Bream Tail Farm. The farm was eventually sold in 1978.

Object number
18-73

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