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Auction 184, Lot 761

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"Grand Ball Given at the Academy of Music, New York, in Honour of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales",

Subject: Prints - Miscellaneous

Period: 1860 (published)

Publication: The Illustrated London News

Color: Black & White

Size:
20.4 x 13.6 inches
51.8 x 34.5 cm
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This charming engraving shows a grand ball in the Academy of Music in New York City, an opera house that had opened in 1854. The ball was given in honor of a visit from Prince Albert Edward, then the Prince of Wales. Published in the 24 November 1860 edition of The Illustrated London News. English text on verso.

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Condition: A

A bright sheet with light soiling at bottom.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $11

Closed on 9/15/2021

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