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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

The bill includes 'Arcana' which was first produced on 5 November 1887, according to Jenness. 'Arcana' continued for at least 8 months into 1888. The likely programme date is therefore 5 November 1887 to some point during 1888.

    • Size
    • 4 pages. Size 130mm x 205mm.
    • Theatre
    • Egyptian Hall
    • Town
    • London
    • Date
    • Likely date is 5 November 1887 to some point during 1888.
    • Acts
    • Mr. Charles Mellon; Zoe; Plate Dancing; Mental Telegraphy; Mr. H. Verne; Mechanical and Automatic Orchestra; 'Arcana, or Original Research' sketch
    • Category
    • Ref._Number
    • N1537 Pr.EH56 W61

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