Craven County Digital History Exhibit

Dance Card, 1873

Title: Dance Card for the First Annual Ball (Masquerade) of the New Berne Brass Band, January 29, 1873.

Creator: Committee of Invitation

Subjects: Balls (Parties)--North Carolina--New Bern
                New Berne Brass Band

Description: A dance card used by ladies at a masquerade ball. The card was slipped over the lady's wrist using the ribbon, and her dances for the evening were penned in the section marked "Engagements"

Publisher: Committee of Invitation

Date: 1873 January 29

Type: Text

Format: 4 pages.

Identifier: NB.86.14.1

Source: Donation.

Coverage: New Bern (N.C.)

Rights: Permission to use this item must be obtained from the New Bern Historical Society, 512 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28560.

Click on an image below for more detail.

First Annual Ball
(Masquerade)
of the
New-Berne Brass Band
January 29, 1873
at
Lowthrop Hall
Masonic Building

Committee of Invitation
Orlando Hubbs,     J.V. Jordan,
E.H. Meadows,     Sam'l Radcliff,
R.H. Hilton,     C.B. Keeler,
I.E. West,     S.M. Carpenter,
Geo. W. Nason, Jr.,     W.H. Disosway,

Programme:

Grand March--.....Athenia
1.--Quadrille.....New-Berne Fire Department.
2.--Schottische & Waltz.....Lorena.
3.--Portland Fancy.....Marble Rock.
4.--Polka Redowa.....First Love.
5.--Lanciers.....Mechanics.
6.--Gallop.....Over Sticks and Stoles.
7.--Portland Fancy.....New-Berne.
8.--Waltz.....Clear Lake.
9.--Quadrille.....Basket.

Promenade and Unmask.
10.--La Varsuvienna.....German.
11.--Quadrille.....Lancers.
12.--Waltz.....Evening Star.
13.--Quadrille.....Elm City.
14.--Polka.....Echo.
15.--Portland Fancy.....Steam-boat
16.--Waltz & Schottische.....Scuppernong.

Engagements:

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

Supper

Floor Manager:

Samuel Radcliff.

[Image of a couple dancing]

 


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Images scanned by John B. Green, III.  Text prepared by John B. Green, III and Victor T. Jones, Jr.
This page last edited on November 20, 2014.

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