Programmes & Handbills

Programmes & Handbills

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 looks like the bill which opened on 23 December 1886. Jenness in his book said the bill continued for many weeks.

    • Size
    • 4 pages. Size 135mm x 210mm.
    • Theatre
    • Egyptian Hall
    • Town
    • London
    • Date
    • The earliest date is 23 December 1886, but it could be many weeks later.
    • Acts
    • Mr. Charles Mellon; Jugglery by Mr. Maskelyne; 'Elixir Vitæ' sketch; 'Will, the Witch and the Watchmen' sketch; Mechanical and Automatic Orchestra; Buatier de Kolta
    • Category
    • Ref._Number
    • N1530 Pr.EH49 W55

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