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Programme du Bal

  • Dance engagements card for 11 January 1887
  • Published by M W & Co Ltd (Marcus Ward & Co)
  • 184 x 95mm (7¼ x 3¾in) - bottom picture

Inside this dance engagements card, which opens out in the shape of a fan, is a list of all the dances for the evening - valse, polka, lancers and quadrille. Opposite each dance is a space to record the name of the partner for that dance. After the event the card was kept as a souvenir of the evening, perhaps finding a place in the lady's drawing-room album.



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