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Title: Miss Wilkin's Orchestra
Item Name: Music and Entertainment


Foamboard mounted copy of a black and white photograph showing Miss Wilkin's orchestra in their own orchestra bowl in Sewerby Hall gardens, (demolished in the late 1930's - it stood beside the Orangery). They played regularly during the summer seasons prior to the second world war.

Year: 1939 (pre)
Materials: paper
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1996.1377

Related Exhibitions

The People's Park. 75 Years of Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
This exhibition took place at Sewerby Hall between 27.06.09 and 27.10.09. It explored the history of the estate since the Corporation bought it from the Greame family in 1934 up to the present date. Interviews with employees and visitors past and present charted the changes during those 75 years, and photographs, guide books and personal objects were displayed to bring the history to life.