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Maskelyne & Cooke's entertainment at the Egyptian Hall, 1878?

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PressmarkEvan.413
Heading or VenueEgyptian Hall
PlaceLondon, Piccadilly
TitleEgyptian Hall. Daily at 3 & 8. Maskelyne and Cooke in their world-famed entertainment. Zoe. Mr. Maskelyne's new sketching automaton, is now the greatest attraction in London. Psycho is more popular than ever. Mr. Cooke & the cabinet float about the room, the most marvellous feat ever accomplished. Admission, - 1s, 2s., 3s, and 5s. W. Morton, manager
Size50 x 31 cm.
Date[1878?]
Imprint[Nottingham] : Stafford and Co., Printers and Engravers, Nottingham
IllustrationsZoe's sketches are represented on the left and right hand side borders
NotesWith a pencilled MS. inscription on the back: Conjuring. - Zoë gave her 906th performance, and Psycho gave his 2000th one, on September 2nd 1878 (Jenness, George A. Maskelyne and Cooke. Egyptian Hall, London, 1873-1904. London, 1967)
GenrePoster
SubjectMagic tricks; Optical illusions; Magicians; Visual perception; Robots
NamesMaskelyne, John Nevil, 1839-1917; Cooke, George Alfred, 1825-1905; Morton, William, 1838-1938; Zoe (Automaton); Psycho (Automaton)
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