A MERCHANT SEAMAN COMES TO TOWN: THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, PICCADILLY, LONDON, 1942
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25 year old Merchant Seaman Richard Pates has a dance with 16 year old Mary Naylor, a singer from the London Palladium, at the Merchant Navy Club in Piccadilly. The room has been decorated with brightly coloured bunting and many other couples are on the dance floor.