Lot 509Grand Ball Poster at the Assembly Rooms George...

Auction Date: 28/05/2015 at 10am

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Grand Ball Poster at the Assembly Rooms George Street, Edinburgh c1800s “Festival Ball” mentioning dancing to commence at half past Ten. Tickets are 10 shillings and 6 pence. The dance orchestra is supplemented by the Military Band of the Royal Dragoons from Piershill Barracks, black letter press printing in clean condition with minor tears to bottom, overall 19 x 22cm Note: During this period the Assembly Balls were a principal entertainment in Edinburgh for the nobility and gentry in Scotland

Hammer Price: £45.00

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