The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball 1897
The following lists are not complete, but they contain many of the principal names in the Courts:
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AUSTRIAN COURT OF MARIA THERESA QUADRILLE
Lady Londonderry - Empress Maria Thersa
Lord Lansdowne - Prince Kaunitz
Lady Lansdowne - Lady Keith
Lord Winchester - A Coldstream Guard at Vienna
Lady B. Butler - Archduchess Marie-Karoline
Lord Castlereagh - Emperor Joseph II
Lady A. Hamilton - Archduchess Marie-Josepha
Mr Gathorne-Hardy - Archduke Leopold
Lady B. Fitzmaurice - Archduchess Marie-Anna
Lord Helmsley - Archduke Charles
Lady Helen Stewart - Archduchess Marie-Christine
Lord Lurgan - Duke Albert von Sachsentexhen
Lady Magheramorne - Maria Amelia, Princess of Lorraine
Lady Aline Beaumont - Queen of Sardinia
Lord Ava - Archduke Maximilian
Mr C. Willoughby - Grand Duke Charles of Tuscany
Mrs G. Beckett - Princess Eleonara of Lichtenstein
Count Clary - Count Nadasdy
Mrs R. Beckeet (sic) - Princess Isabella of Parma
Count Hadik - Hadik
Lady Cranborne - Princess Josepha of Bavaria
Mr M'Donnel - Duke Ferdinand of Modena
Lady H. Brodrick - Princess Marie Kunigunde of Saxony
Mr Menzies - Freiherr von Bartenstein
Mrs James - Archduchess Elizabeth
Lady C. Fitzmaurice - Secretary to Kaunitz
Lady Helmsley - Princess Charlotte of Lorraine
Lord Kerry - Count Mercy d'Argentau
Lady E. Cavendish - Count Trautmannsdorf
Mr Mildmay - Field-Marshal Count Charles of Battyany
Lady M. Cavendish - Countess Lutzau (a lady-in-waiting to Maria Theresa)
Lord Athlumney - Prince Metternich
Miss Stirling - Countess Kinsley
Mr Brodrick - Count Philip Kinsley
EMPRESS CATHERINE'S COURT TRUMPETERS OF THE IMPERIAL GUARD
Lady Raincliffe - Empress Catherine II of Russia (after the picture by Lambi)
Mrs H.T. Barclay - Princess Shakofsky
Lord Henry Bentinck - Count Poneatowski (afterwards King of Poland)
Prince Henry of Pless - Count Orloff
Count Heeren - Duc de Ligne
Mr Cresswell - Count Lauskoi
Mr Biddulph - Count Soltykoff
Lord Raincliffe - Imperial Guard
Captain Cook
Hon. Gerald Ward
Mr J. Forbes
Lord Romilly
Mr H.T. Barclay
Hon. Cecil Campbell
Mr T.W. Wilson
Duchess of Marlborough - Ladies and Gentleman of the Court
Duchess of Newcastle
Countess of Yarborough
Lady Cardrop
Hon. M. Erskine
Lady Henry Bentinck
Lady Margaret Spicer
Lady Mildret Dennison
Duke of Marlborough
Earl of Yarborough
Lord Cardross
Mr Stourton
Mr Elliot
M. Botalzell
M. Gourke
Earl of Shrewsbury
- Black Attendants
QUEEN GUINEVERE AND THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE OF KING ARTHUR
Lady Ormonde - Queen Guinevere
Lord Arthur Grosvenor - King Arthur
Lord Gerald Grosvenor - Sir Launcelot
Sir John Lister Kaye - Sir Kay
Captain G. Milner - Sir Percevale
Miss Edith Chaplin - Elaine
Lady Constance Butler - Lynette
Mr Eric Chaplin - Sir Gareth
Mr Tilney - Sir Galahad
Captain R. Peel - Sir Bedivere
Mr J.B. Leigh - Sir Tristram
 
ITALIAN PROCESSION
Lady Mar and Kellie - Beatrice
Lord Kenyon - Guido Cavalcanti
Lady St. Oswald - Duchessa di Caluria
Mr George Wyndham - Signor di Samare
Miss Blanche Forbes - Donna Lucrezia Arcella
Mr Schreiber - Duca d'Iripolda
Mrs Higgins - Donna Valeria Bodesa
Mr W. Grenfell - Signor di Argentina
Mrs Von Andre - Desdemona
Mr Murray Guthrie - Otello
Lady Alice Montagu - Laura
Lord Stavordale - Petrarch
Miss Enid Wilson - Giulietta
Lord Hyde - Romeo
VENETIANS:
Lord Latham - Il Doge (Giovanno de Medici)
Mr Hwfa Williams - Cardinale Giovanni Bembo
Mrs Hwfa Williams - Caterina Cornaro (Regina di Cipri)
Hon. Ivor Guest - Marco (Re di Cipri)
Lady Chelsea - Venditrice di Fiori
Mr Clarence Wilson - Buffone
Hon. Seymour Fortescue - Avocata
Hon. Sydney Greville - Cipriano
Mrs George Curzon - Marchesa Malaspina
Hon. George Peel - Lugi Giorgi
Mrs W. Grenfell - Contessa Maria Cicogna
Hon. Evan Charteris - Cavaliere Vittario
Lady Lettice Grosvenor - Bianca Capelli
Lord Alexander Thynne - Marino Grimani
Mrs Cavendish Bentinck - Grandezza degli Antenati
Hon. Cecil Brownlow - Nicolo Danabi
Mrs Guthrie - Marguerita Grimani
Mr Herbert Wilson - Antonio Briali
ORIENTAL
Lady Cynthia Graham - Queen of Sheba
Princess Pless - Queen of Sheba
Miss West )
Miss Goelet ) Suite of ladies
Lady C. Grosvenor )
Miss Oppenheim )
Hon. G. Keppel )
Wilfred Wilson ) Suite of men
Arthur Portman )
Gordon Wood )
Hon. A. Bourke
Lady Alicia Duncombe - Greek slave
Hon. Mrs. A. Bourke - Salambo
Mrs Arthur Paget - Cleopatra
Gerald Paget Paget - Marc Antony
Lady Randolph Churchill
Lady de Trafford
Lady Colebrooke
Hon. Mrs Maguire
Miss Muriel Wilson
Miss Keith Fraser
Lady Elcho
Mrs Hope-Vere
 
17th CENTURY
Arthur Sassoon - La Dogaressa
Lord Peel - Il Doge
Duchess of Portland - Duchessa di Savoia
Duke of Portland - Duca Filiberto di Savoia
Lady Helen Vincent - Contessa Valentina Gateago
Sir Edgar Vincent - Il Conte Orayio
Mrs Gerard Leigh - Lucrezia de Rossi
Mr Higgins - Sarchio di Sedilla
Mrs Drummond - Donna Caranado
Mr Henry White - Giovanni Felici
Miss Mildred Grenfell - Bianca di Piacoma
Mr Morton - Guyman di Silva
Captain Fraser - Duca di Tarsis
VISITORS TO THE COURT OF SAVOIA:
Lord Dunraven - Cardinal Mazzarin
Duchess of Manchester - Anne D'Autriche
Mr Jean Beraud - Cinq Mars