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Maskelyne and Cooke's entertainment at the Egyptian Hall, 1893

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Heading or VenueEgyptian Hall
PlaceLondon, Piccadilly
TitleEgyptian Hall, London. England's Home of Mystery! Messrs. Maskelyne and Cooke's entertainment. Sole proprietor - Mr. J. N. Maskelyne. 21st consecutive year in London. Programme. [on the inside] Fifteen minutes of elegant jugglery, by Mr Maskelyne. An object lesson in sleight-of-hand, by Mr. David Devant, ... The artist's dream, a romance mystique. Invented by Mr. Devant, written by Mr. Spurr, the mechanism devised and constructed by Mr. Maskelyne. … Mr. Maskelyne's mechanical & automatic orchestra … Mrs. Daffodil Downy's light and dark seance …
Size27.5 cm.
Imprint[Maidstone] : Burgiss-Brown, printer, Maidstone
NotesDated in MS.: Novr. 30th, 1893. - A folded sheet, printed in red and blue ink on the cover, in red ink on the inside, and in blue ink on the final page. - With two advertisements on the final page, for 'The supernatural? By Lionel A. Weatherly, M.D., with chapters on oriental magic, spiritualism, theosophy, & Mrs. Abbott 'The Georgia Magnet' by J. N. Maskelyne', and for the Maskelyne type-writer
GenreTheatre programme
SubjectOptical illusions; Magicians; Visual perception; Magic tricks
NamesMaskelyne, John Nevil, 1839-1917; Cooke, George Alfred, 1825-1905; Cramer, F.; Spurr, Mel B.; Devant, David, 1868-1941
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