Invitation to masquerade dance, Bangor, 1870


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.


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