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Appearance of Mr. Newman and Henry Evans Evanion at the Egham Literary Institute, Surrey, 1874

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Heading or VenueEgham Literary Institute
PlaceSurrey, Egham
TitleLiterary Institute, Egham, Tuesday, April 14, 1874. ... Mr. Newman, the original and unrivalled ventriloquist, in conjunction with that celebrated artist, Mr. Evanion, the Royal illusionist, begs to announce to the nobility, gentry, and inhabitants of this neighbourhood, that they will give at the above rooms, a grand combination entertainment introducing all that's new and wonderful in the world of illusion, mystery, ventriloquism, and magic. …
Size51.5 x 31.5 cm.
IllustrationsWith an illustration of 'Evanion's extraordinary flag illusion'
NotesPrinted in maroon and black ink. - MS. Notes in the hand of Evanion: Also Institution Staines Wednesday April 15th 1874, Town Hall Chertsey Monday April 13th - 74 & other places round the neighbourhood HE. Mr. Newman followed the trade of a baker in Chertsey a little time befor[e] this date. Died in the seventies near Chertsey the Guildfor[d] paper gave a good account of him at the time. The son E. Newman was a ventriloquist and travelled the country but not so good as his father who was the best I ever heard; MS. note also to indicate "this original" Mr. Newman, "Sen"
SubjectVentriloquism; Magic tricks; Humour
NamesNewman, Mr.; Evanion, Henry Evans, 1832-1905
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