Premières danseuses and their admirers – the Green Room 1822.

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Premières danseuses and their admirers – the Green Room of the Opera House (King’s Theatre) 1822.

Premières danseuses and their admirers – the Green Room of the Opera House (King’s Theatre) 1822.

From left: Earl of Fife. Ball Hughes. Mdlle. Mercandotti. Prince Esterhazy (in the back with Mdll. Noblet). Mdlle. Hullin. Lord Petersham.

Source: The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow, being anecdotes of the camp, court, clubs and society, 1810-1860. By Captain Rees Howell Gronow (1794–1865). Published: London, John C. Nimmo, 1889. Artist Joseph Grego (1843-1908).

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