Mr Tempest in fancy dress, 1876


Mr Tempest as a “Mexican Matador” by William James Topley, March 1876

Mr. Tempest is dressed as a “Mexican Matador” for a fancy dress ball hosted by Lord and Lady Dufferin on February 23, 1876. He is wearing a black velvet dress embroidered with scarlet and gold (Ottawa Daily Citizen, 24 Feb. 1876).

source: Library & Archives Canada

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