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Filename: ff003010.jpg

Size: 3670 x 4200 (14.5MB)

Date: 20th October 2017

Source: Historic England

Credit: © Historic England Archive

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Source: Historic England Archive

Owner URL: images.historicenglandservices.org.uk

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Morris Dancing FF003010

Town Street, Thaxted, Essex. A group of morris dancers and a unicorn hobby horse at a Thaxted Morris Ring meeting. Photographed by John Gay in the mid-1960s

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EDITORS COMMENTS
This photograph, FF003010 by John Gay, transports us back in time to a quintessential English scene in the picturesque town of Thaxted, Essex, during the mid-1960s. The image showcases a lively gathering of Morris dancers, their colorful garments and bells jingling in rhythm with the traditional English folk dance. The dancers' animated expressions and the joyous energy they radiate are a testament to the enduring appeal of this ancient art form. At the heart of the celebration, a unicorn hobby horse stands proudly, adding an enchanting element to the scene. The unicorn, a mythical creature symbolizing purity and magic, is a beloved companion in Morris dancing, adding an element of whimsy and delight to the performance. Morris dancing, with its deep roots in English history, is a living tradition that continues to captivate and entertain audiences. This photograph offers a glimpse into the past, showcasing the rich cultural heritage and community spirit that Morris dancing embodies. The dancers, gathered together in the town street, embody the essence of recreation and entertainment, bringing joy and connection to all who witness their performance.

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