"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
20.4 x 13.6 inches
51.8 x 34.5 cm
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.
A bright sheet with light soiling at bottom.