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Cloaked and Masqued

Anders Lindblad1791/1792

The Royal Armoury, Sweden

The Royal Armoury, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden

King Gustav III’s dress worn at the masque-ball 16 March 1792 when he was shot by Johan Jacob Anckarström. The cape is a reconstruction from the 1950's. The original cape is too fragile to hang on the mannequin.

Details

  • Title: Cloaked and Masqued
  • Creator: Anders Lindblad
  • Date Created: 1791/1792
  • Location Created: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Subject Keywords: Murder, Assassination, Masque-ball, Domino
  • External Link: Livrustkammaren

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