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Poster advertising the Middlesex Music Hall 577

Poster advertising the Middlesex Music Hall 577

Printer: High Holborn

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1888

Shelfmark: Evan.577

Item number: 577

Genre: Poster

Even in the late 19th century, living and working conditions for most of the British population were tough, hours were long, and the work was monotonous. It was the theatre that provided them with the escape that they craved. Music halls were full of colour, noise and alcohol; most importantly, they held exciting entertainments. This concert, held on Christmas Eve, was a spectacle of military splendour: there would have been performers, a band and even horses on the stage.

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