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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 bill is identical to that of programme ref. N1568, so the date may well be summer 1888. Note that this programme is Price one penny, whereas no price is given on N1568.

    • Size
    • 4 pages, size 130mm x 205mm.
    • Theatre
    • Egyptian Hall
    • Town
    • London
    • Date
    • Probably summer 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
    • N1569 Pr.EH61 W66

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