Byron witnesses a waltz

Lord Byron portraitByron attends a private ball where he witnesses the waltz, which was largely introduced to England in this year. Image: Richard Westall, George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1813, National Portrait Gallery, London). This image is in the public domain in the United States as its copyright has expired.


Cheryl A. Wilson, “The Arrival of the Waltz in England, 1812″

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Jun 1812

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