Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum
The unaddressed invitation if for a "Sheet and Pillow Case" masquerade ball at Wasgatt & Peakes' Hall in Bangor on March 22, 1970.
The invitation was loose inside John Martin's Scrapbook no. 3, which he began writing and compiling in 1867. Martin (1823-1904) was an accountant and shopkeeper. He was passionate about dancing and was part of a group called the Dancing Fraternity or Model Assembly.
Martin led and managed many dances.
About This Item
- Title: Invitation to masquerade dance, Bangor, 1870
- Creation Date: 1870-03-22
- Subject Date: 1870-03-22
- Town: Bangor
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 20 cm x 13 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1972; 1997.16.2; loose
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Bangor (Me.)--History
- Dance parties--Maine--Bangor
- Martin, John, 1823-1904
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489 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101
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