Programmes & Handbills

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The majority are for variety shows which include a magician. Most are from the UK covering the 1870s to the present day.

Maskelyne and Cooke, Egyptian Hall, London

This is an early Egyptian Hall programme, probably dated 1873 or soon after. The lessee and manager is William Morton. The bill does not include Psycho which was first shown in January 1875.

    • Size
    • 4 pages, 220mm x 280mm.
    • Theatre
    • Egyptian Hall
    • Town
    • London
    • Date
    • Probably 1873 or soon after
    • Acts
    • 'Exposition of Spiritualists' Manifestations a la Home'; Maskelyne's plate dancing; 'Will the Witch and the Watch' sketch; 'Decapitation; or, No Cure No Pay' sketch
    • Category
    • Ref._Number
    • N1466 Pr.EH6 W14

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