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 Post subject: antique dance cards
PostPosted: Sun Jul 02, 2000 7:50 am 
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Here is a site about the dance card museum. Dance cards were/are used to reserve a dance at a ball. <A HREF="http://www.drawrm.com/dance.htm" TARGET=_blank>www.drawrm.com/dance.htm</A> <P><p>[This message has been edited by Maggie (edited July 02, 2000).]


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 Post subject: Re: antique dance cards
PostPosted: Sun Jul 02, 2000 8:53 am 
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Oh, my, I had no idea such a thing existed. To read that "hundreds of thousands of dance cards" were produced for Vienna alone is astounding.<P>Does anyone know if this tradition still exists?


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 Post subject: Re: antique dance cards
PostPosted: Sun Jul 02, 2000 8:57 am 
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Mind you, these are not just paper or cardboard cards. They are extremely elaborate ornaments. Here's an example:<P><BR> Image


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