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Maskelyne and Cooke, Egyptian Hall, London

The advertisement on page 4 includes financial figures for year ending 25 March 1889. According to Jenness, on 5 August 1889 the Hall reopened with Ganthony and Morritt, who are both on this bill. Later, from 21 October 1889, Holden was at the Hall for about a month. Since Holden is not on this bill, the programme date is probably between 5 August 1889 and 21 October 1889.

    • Size
    • 4 pages, size 130mm x 200mm.
    • Theatre
    • Egyptian Hall
    • Town
    • London
    • Date
    • Probably between 5 August 1889 and 21 October 1889.
    • Acts
    • Mr. Charles Mellon; Plate Dancing; 'The Bloomsbury Proper-ganders of Spititualism' sketch; Mr. Robert Ganthony; Mechanical and Automatic Orchestra; Mr. Charles Morritt
    • Category
    • Ref._Number
    • N1573 Pr.EH65 W70

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