Worn by Mrs. Matilda Butters at the Mayor’s Fancy Dress Ball on 20
September 1866, again 14 days later at the Return Fancy Dress Ball 4
October 1866 and 23 December 1867. Made by Mrs. Dobbs.
The white satin panels of the skirt were printed with pages from 13
Melbourne newspapers including the Age, Argus, Herald, Australasian,
Leader Illustrated Australian News and Punch. On slips inserted between
the panels, the titles of all the Victorian newspapers were printed.