Social Victorians/1882-03-18 Dinner Party

Dinner Party at Marlborough HouseEdit

LogisticsEdit

Who Was PresentEdit

  1. Albert Edward, Prince of Wales
  2. Alexandra, Princess of Wales
  3. Princess Louise
  4. Lord Carlingford (the Lord Privy Seal)
  5. Earl Sydney and the Countess Sydney (the Lord Steward)
  6. The Earl of Kenmare (the Lord Chamberlain) and the Countess of Kenmare
  7. the Duchess of Bedford
  8. The Marquis and Marchioness of Salisbury
  9. The Earl of Dunmore
  10. The Earl and Countess of Hardwicke
  11. the Earl and Countess of Cork
  12. the Earl and Countess of Rosalyn
  13. Lady Archibald Campbell
  14. Viscount Hinchingbrook
  15. the Right Hon. Sir Stafford and Lady Northcote
  16. Sir Nathaniel de Rothschild
  17. General Sir Francis and Lady Seymour
  18. Sir Frederick Leighton
  19. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Baring
  20. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hickens
  21. Mr. George Sheffield
  22. Colonel and Lady Emily Kingscote
  23. Colonel A. Ellis

Present as an AttendantEdit

In attendance on Princess Louise

  1. Lady Sophia Macnamara
  2. Major Arthur Collins

EntertainmentEdit

<quote>During dinner the band of the 1st Life Guards, under the direction of Mr. W. Van den Heuvel, played the folowing [sic]: --

     Overture, "Crown Diamonds" . . . . . . . . . . . . Auber.
     Selection, "La Mascotte" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Audran.
     Valse, "Boccaccio" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Strauss.
     Movement de Ballet. "Sylvia" . . . . . . . . . . . . Delibes.
     Selection. "Patience" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sullivan.
     Invocazione d'Harmonie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H.R.H. the Prince Consort.
     Polka (Cornet Obbligato), "Bellona" . . . . . . . Faust.
     Valse, "My Queen" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coote.
     Selection, "Das Spitzenbuch der Königin" . . Strauss.
     Galop, "Round Oak" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Van. den Heuvel.
               "God save the Queen."

Signor Raimo's band played a selection of music after dinner. </quote> (TPaPoW)

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