Even more poetry party, 1981.

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1981, Courthouse Hotel, Newtown, Sydney, Peter Hutchings, Bill Maidment, Kate Lilley.

Note for photograph nuts: the high contrast, extreme fine grain and the strange color effects on skin (lips and noses often appear too white) are due to the film being used: monochrome 35mm Technical Pan, in a tiny Olympus XA camera. [I swear it’s about the size and weight of a pack of cards. JT] Photo: courtesy Wikipedia Commons open access.
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Correction: the date was probably Saturday 12 March, 1983.