Harriot Georgina Rowan-Hamilton Blackwood Lady Dufferin in Kolkata

from Our Viceregal Life in India: Selections from My Journal, Vol 2, pages 245, page 245:

At four we had the tennis party, which, like a snowball, grows as the weeks roll by, becoming by degrees almost a garden party; and then came a big dinner for eighty-six people in the Marble Hall, and after that an evening party…. We had asked some of the native society to this party, and a selection of the European, principally people who don't dance, and who are therefore more difficult to entertain. It was a very pretty party, and the presence of so many strangers made it interesting…. I had a little music, a few songs, and a quartette or two, to which nobody listened, but which gave …   more >>
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Diary of Harriot Georgina Rowan-Hamilton Blackwood, Lady Dufferin, 9 January 1888. In Harriot Georgina Rowan-Hamilton Blackwood Lady Dufferin, Our Viceregal Life in India: Selections from My Journal, p. 245. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1378474623 accessed: 23 November, 2017 (British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries 1500-1950)

location of experience: Kolkata

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Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:37:03 +0100