1873 Wood Engraving Art Costume Dress Ball Mansion House London Victorian YTG6


"The Lady Mayoress's Fancy Dress Ball at the Mansion House"

This is an original 1873 black and white double-page wood engraving of an illustration that depicts scenes from the costumed "fancy" dress ball that was organized by Eliza Potter, Lord Mayoress of Loondon, in honor of the birthday of English poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616), at the Mansion House in London, England, United Kingdom (UK) during the Victorian era.


This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. Some light surface rub. Small tear - center. Please note: There is an original center crease.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 20 x 14 inches; 51 x 36 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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Keywords specific to this image: Fashion, Dance