Monthly Archives: October 2016

February 23, 1876: Costumes for the Governor General’s Fancy Dress Ball

Just as we do today, some Victorians┬áloved a good themed costume party. On February 23, of 1876, the Governor General of Canada, Lord Dufferin, hosted a fancy dress ball. The photographer William James Topley, who photographed the who’s who of … Continue reading

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