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Crystal Palace. Firework display and grand illumination of the park & grounds by Messrs. C. T. Brock & Co., 1883

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PressmarkEvan.891
Heading or VenueCrystal Palace
PlaceLondon, Sydenham
TitleCrystal Palace. The next firework display and grand illumination of the park & grounds by Messrs. C. T. Brock & Co. will take place on Thursday, Sept. 27th. Immense set-piece: Bombardment of Alexandria … The falls of Niagara, … Performance of Sir Julius Benedict's opera, "Lily of Killarney." (Conducted by the composer.) Madame Cave-Ashton, Mr. Faulkner Leigh, and a powerful cast. M. Albin's marvellous feats of bicycle trick riding. Hartz, the arch deceptionist. Bruce and Verne's musical sketches … One shilling day
Size22 x 14.5 cm.
Date1883
Imprint[London] : Charles Dickens and Evans, Crystal Palace Press
NotesPrinted on both sides of the sheet. - The entertainment included a depiction of the bombardment of Alexandria by the Royal Navy, July 11th, 1882. This was a key event in the British take-over of Egypt.
GenreLeaflet
SubjectFireworks; Alexandria (Egypt) - History - Bombardment, 1882; Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.); Opera; Musical sketches; Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.); Vaudeville
NamesC. T. Brock & Co.; Benedict, Julius, Sir; Albin, Mr.
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