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

At the bottom of page 3 it says that Cleopatra's Needle will be revived shortly. It was introduced in December 1887, according to Jenness. The bill includes 'Arcana' which was first produced on 5 November 1887. So the date of the programme must be around November 1887 to December 1887.

    • Size
    • 4 pages. Size 210mm x 255mm.
    • Theatre
    • Egyptian Hall
    • Town
    • London
    • Date
    • Around November 1887 to December 1887.
    • Acts
    • Mr. Charles Mellon; Zoe; Plate Dancing; Mr. H. Verne; Mechancal and Automatic Orchestra; 'Arcana, or Original Research' sketch
    • Category
    • Ref._Number
    • N1536 Pr.EH55 W60

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