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TITLE
Invitation to the ball
EXTERNAL ID
Z_PC_INV_1865
PLACENAME
Dunrobin Castle
DISTRICT
Golspie, Rogart and Lairg
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Golspie
DATE OF IMAGE
October 1865
PERIOD
1860s
SOURCE
A R MacEwen
ASSET ID
8209
KEYWORDS
invitations
dukes
castles
Invitation to the ball

'October 1865. Dunrobin. The Duke and Duchess of Sutherland request the honour of Mr Hoyes' company on Wednesday evening the 4th Oct at 10 o'clock. Dancing'

Dunrobin Castle, near Golspie, is the seat of the Dukes of Sutherland. The second Duke, who inherited the title in 1839, commissioned Sir Charles Barry, the architect of the Houses of Parliament in London, to extend the castle and design a formal garden similar to that of the Palace of Versailles.

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Invitation to the ball

SUTHERLAND: Golspie

1860s

invitations; dukes; castles

A R MacEwen

Sir Alexander MacEwen Papers

'October 1865. Dunrobin. The Duke and Duchess of Sutherland request the honour of Mr Hoyes' company on Wednesday evening the 4th Oct at 10 o'clock. Dancing'<br /> <br /> Dunrobin Castle, near Golspie, is the seat of the Dukes of Sutherland. The second Duke, who inherited the title in 1839, commissioned Sir Charles Barry, the architect of the Houses of Parliament in London, to extend the castle and design a formal garden similar to that of the Palace of Versailles.