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Grand Evening Fetes at the Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens, July 1842

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PressmarkEvan.2720
Heading or VenueRoyal Surrey Zoological Gardens
PlaceLondon, Walworth
TitleUnder Her Majesty's immediate patronage. Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens. ... The grand evening fetes take place every Monday,Tuesday, and Thursday. Promenades musicales et champetres. These universally admired and fashionable concerts are performed by the celebrated and unrivalled band of wind instruments, conducted by Mr. Godfrey, … The "Macbeth music." … The beautiful and eminently successful selections from Acis & Galatea" & "Massaniello," … a mechanical and pictorial imitation of a Roman cavalcade … will pass over the bridge of Saint Angelo to the Castle. The illumination of St. Peter's will take place at dusk, followed by the gorgeous exhibition … of the Girandola and great fireworks of St. Angelo!! Under the direction of that incomparable artist Southby. … Programme of the concert for Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, July 18th, 19th, and 21st. … During the day will be exhibited the stupendous and extraordinary typoramic representation of Rome from the Tiber designed and painted by Mr. Danson, … Admission one shilling. … The menagerie, containing a collection of quadrupeds and birds, … and Danson's colossal view of Rome may be seen every day, from ten till dusk. … The Royal South London Floricultural Society will hold their second summer show for 1842 on Tuesday, July 26th
Size38.5 x 51 cm.
Date1842
NotesPrinted in blue and red ink
GenrePoster
SubjectConcerts; Gardens, English; Fireworks; Flower Shows; Panoramas
NamesGodfrey, Mr.; Southby, J.; Royal South London Floricultural Society; Danson, George
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