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Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly, 1879

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PressmarkEvan.31
Heading or VenueEgyptian Hall
PlaceLondon, Piccadilly
TitleEgyptian Hall, England's Home of mystery. Maskelyne & Cooke the royal illusionists and antispiritualists … [On p.[2] … Part I. Overture (Grand Piano) Mr. Chas. Mellon … Psycho & Zoe, the twin automatic mysteries. Fanfare! … Mr. Maskelyne's first musical automaton. Labial! Mr. Maskelyne's second musical automaton … [On p.[3] Mr. Walter Pelham will give a selection from his repertoire. Mimetical, facial & pictorial reminiscences … Zach, the hermit …
Size25 cm.
Date[1879]
Imprint[London] : Printed by Letts, Son & Co. Limited, 33, King William Street, E.C.
IllustrationsWith illustrations of the various acts printed as a border to the text on the inside leaves
NotesA folded sheet. - The order of the acts is printed in red ink. - With an advertisement for John Gosnell & Co., perfumers on p.[4]. - Numbered and dated at colophon: No. 182 - 29/8/79. - 2000; also dated in MS. on p.[1]: Oct 11th, 1879. - At head of each leaf: The Graphic Theatrical Programme
GenreTheatre programme
SubjectOptical illusions; Magicians; Visual perception; Magic tricks
NamesMaskelyne, John Nevil, 1839-1917; Cooke, George Alfred, 1825-1905; Mellon, Charles; John Gosnell and Co.
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