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Groupe à un bal historique dont les costumes représentent la découverte de l'Amérique du Nord par Jean Cabot  


février 1896

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photographie ; 35.5 x 43.2 cm.

Scope and content

Front row: Mr. Barwell; Miss White, in green velvet; Mrs. S. H. Fleming as "Mistress Cabot"; Miss Mackintosh, in blue moiré silk with a diamond tiara; Miss Ritchie as "Signora de Soncino"; Miss Griffin, also in green velvet. Centre: Alexander Burgess as "Henry VII." Back row: Miss Cambie; C. Mackintosh as "Sebastian Cabot"; Miss A. Ritchie; Julius Lay; Jim Smellie as "A Micmac Chief"; Mr. Haultain; J.A. Ritchie; Mr. McKay; Agar Adamson as "Signor de Soncino." This group represents the second historic group at the Historical Fancy Dress Ball hosted by Lord and Lady Aberdeen on February 17th, 1896. Eight members of this group performed the "Pavane" at the ball.

Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-137980
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Other accession no.
1936-270 NPC

Terms of use

Mention: William James Topley / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada / PA-137980.
Restrictions sur l'utilisation: Aucune.
Droits d'auteur: Expiré.

Additional name(s)

Subject heading

1. Sports & Amusements - Bals masqués.
2. Sports & Amusements - Bals et danses.
3. Costume - Général.
4. Mode.


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