About this object

This image of Florence, George and Gertie Rollo is one of 121 images featured in an ornate photograph album which was presented to the Mayor and Mayoress of Bootle (Alderman and Mrs Howard) as a memento of a children’s fancy dress ball held at Bootle Town Hall, 23 December, 1887.

The Rollo family lived in Waterloo Park in a large house called ‘Stone House’ and had four servants.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Children’s fancy dress ball
  • Accession no.
  • Type
    Photograph album
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Sefton: Bootle
  • Date made
    1887 - 1888
  • Materials
    Metal; Leather; Paper; Card
  • Measurements
    430 mm x 345 mm x 110 mm
  • Collection
    From the Museum of Liverpool collections
Object view = Social History
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