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1897. The Devonshire House Jubilee Costume Ball.  Princess Louise, Duchess of Connaught, dressed as Anne of Austria (mother of Louis XIV).

The Devonshire House Jubilee Costume Ball. Princess Louise, Duchess of Connaught, dressed as Anne of Austria (mother of Louis XIV).

Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball 1897; Viscountess Milton

Instead of playing a muse Viscountess Milton opted for a creator, Marie Antoinette’s court painter Madame Le Brun. Duchess of Devonshire's costume ball 1897

Lady Rodney as Queen Guinevere p114

Costume Ball 4: Ladies only

The Hon Mrs Baillie as Mrs James Baillie (her ancestor) in a portrait by Gainsborough

Party time again: Costume Ball 1897

Posts about Duchess of Devonshire’s Costume Ball written by Dave Walker

Lady Margaret Spicwe as Countess Zinotriff Lady in Waiting to the Empress Catherine of Russia p248

Costume Ball 6: mothers, daughters and others

Lady Margaret Spicwe as Countess Zinotriff Lady in Waiting to the Empress Catherine of Russia.The stern looking Lady Margaret Spicer, below, as another Russian aristocrat Countess Zinotriff, lived till

Lady Alice Montagu as Laure de Sade, an ancestor of the Marquis de Sade ; the Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball of 1897

Back to the party: the Duchess of Devonshire’s Costume Ball 1897

Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt as 'Electric Light' at the Vanderbilt Ball, March 26, 1883.  Cabinet card photograph by Jose Maria Mora.  Costume Ball Photograph Collection, PR 223, New-York Historical Society, image #39500.

1883 г. Костюмированный бал у Вандербильта. Cornelius Vanderbilt as 'Electric Light' at the Vanderbilt Ball, March Cabinet card photograph by Jose Maria Mora. Costume Ball Photograph Collection, PR New-York Historical Society, image

The Emperor Napoleon and Josephine as played by Sir Charles and Lady Hartopp.

The Emperor Napoleon and Josephine as played by Sir Charles and Lady Hartopp. They, or the photographer have caught the ambiguous relationship of the people they are portraying. The Duchess of Devonshire's Diamond Jubilee Ball 1897

The Duchess of Hamilton as Mary Hamilton. The Duchess of Devonshire’s Diamond Jubilee Costume Ball in 1897.

Costume Ball 4: Ladies only

The Duchess of Hamilton as Mary Hamilton. The Duchess of Devonshire’s Diamond Jubilee Costume Ball in

Adolph de Meyer (born Adolphe Edward Sigismund de Meyer, 1868, Paris - 1946, Los Angeles).  Father - a Parisian banker of German-Jewish origin, his mother - a native of Scotland. He studied in Dresden. In 1893, Adolf often in London, enjoys photography.

Baron Adolph de Meyer dressed in costume inspired by a painting for the Devonshire House Ball 1897 -

Mrs Ronalds as Euterpe the Muse of music ; the Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball of 1897

Back to the party: the Duchess of Devonshire’s Costume Ball 1897

Mrs Ronalds as Euterpe the Muse of music. The Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball of 1897

Semiramis Queen of Assyria. The Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball of 1897

Party time again: Costume Ball 1897

Lady de Trafford as Semiramis Queen of Assyria, Duchess of Devonshire's 1897 Diamond Jubilee

The Hon Mrs Maguire as Dido Queen of Carthage (Major Wynne-Finch with her) p239

Party time again: Costume Ball 1897

The Hon Mrs Maguire as Dido Queen of Carthage (Major Wynne-Finch with her)

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