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Characters in the grand fancy ball given by the British ambassador Sir Henry Wellesley, at Vienna, at the conclusion of the carnival 1826 : in thirteen highly coloured plates : with a description of the entertainment of that occasion.
Additional Title(s):
Characters in the grand fancy ball at Vienna
London : Printed for R. Ackermann, 96, Strand, MDCCCXXVII [1828]
Physical Description:
16 p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA566.3 .C43 1828
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The costumes were drawn from the works of Sir Walter Scott and Baron La Motte Fouqué.
Eleven quadrilles are described.
Includes list of notable attendees and the costume worn by each.
Half-title: Characters in the grand fancy ball at Vienna.
Printed by J. Moyes, Took's Court, Chancery Lane.
One plate bound as frontispiece.
NSTC, 2W12250
Hardie, M. English coloured books, p. 116
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Balls (Parties) -- Austria -- Vienna -- 19th century.
Carnival costume -- Austria -- Vienna.
Costume -- Great Britain.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1828.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
La Motte-Fouqué, Friedrich Heinrich Karl, Freiherr de, 1777-1843 -- Adaptations.
Masques -- 19th century.
Moyes, J. -- Printer.
Quadrille (Dance).
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832 -- Adaptations.
Wellesley, Henry, Baron Cowley, 1773-1847.

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