Social Victorians/1880-07-13 Garden Party

LogisticsEdit

Who Was PresentEdit

  • Queen Victoria
  • Princess Beatrice
  • Lady Abercromby, attending Queen Victoria
  • The Hon. Caroline Cavendish, attending Queen Victoria
  • The Hon. Horatia Stopford, attending Queen Victoria
  • Lieutenant Lord Charles FitzRoy, attending Queen Victoria
  • Lieutenant Colonel the Hon. W. Carington, attending Queen Victoria
  • Duke and Duchess of Connaught
  • Prince and Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
  • The Duke of Cambridge
  • Princess Mary Adelaide (Duchess of Teck), and the Duke of Teck
  • plus "a very large number of the nobility and others, most of whom attended" ("Garden Party at Marlborough House")

AnthologyEdit

A Regular Summer Enormous Garden Party at Marlborough HouseEdit

Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales gave a garden party at Marlborough House yesterday afternoon to the Queen.

Her Majesty was accompanied by her Royal Highness the Princess Beatrice, and attended by Lady Abercromby, the Hon. Caroline Cavendish, the Hon. Horatia Stopford, Lieutenant Lord Charles FitzRoy, and Lieutenant Colonel the Hon. W. Carington. Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Connaught, Prince and Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, the Duke of Cambridge, Princess Mary Adelaide (Duchess of Teck), and the Duke of Teck were present.

Invitations had been issued to a very large number of the nobility and others, most of whom attended.

The band of the Royal Horse Guards, under the direction of Mr. Charles Godfrey, and the band of the 1st Battalion of the Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), under Mr. Miller, played in the garden during the afternoon.

The band of the Spanish Students likewise played a selection of music. ("Garden Party at Marlborough House")

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