'Coiffure a la Guillotine' | Merveilles - Marvels | Scoop.it

‘The Bals des victimes, or victims’ balls, were balls that were said to have been put on by dancing societies after the Reign of Terror. To be admitted to these societies and balls, one had to be a near relative of someone who had been guillotined during the Terror.’

Via Brigitte Snej