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Fancy ball given by the Governor General Lord Dufferin at Rideau Hall on February 23, 1876. 


ca. May or June 1876


Ottawa, Ont.,

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Positive - paper - silver
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative C-006865
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Other accession no.
1966-094 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: William James Topley / Library and Archives Canada / C-006865
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

The actual date of Governor General Lord Dufferin's fancy ball was held on February 23rd, 1876. However, William James Topley created this reproduction of the ball between May and June 1876.

Series title
Earl of Dufferin's Grand Fancy Ball, 23 February 1876

Subject heading

1. Dufferin and Ava, Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marquess of, 1826-1902.
2. Balls (Parties) History Canada
3. Costume History Canada


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