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ANONYMOUS Grand fancy dress ball at Hampton Court, February 8, 1884 Album containing thirty-six albumen prints, sizes approx. 11¼ x 8 in. to 5½ x 4 in., variously mounted, names inscribed in ink on mounts, several pages with watercolour drawings in borders; with ephemera including printed invitation, morocco covers covered with padded silk, lge. 4to.

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This album originally belonged to Mrs. Rowley Lambert who's portrait appears on the third page under the invitation. An account of the grand event by W. Drewett from the Kingston and Surbiton News, Feb. 16, 1884 appears at the end of the album.


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