The Davenport Collection
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‘At Home in the Wilderness’ with Mr. J.K. Lord at the Egyptian Hall, 1863

The collection has three newspaper cuttings concerning these performances, which were also known as ‘The Canoe, the Rifle and the Axe’. Mr. Lord presented scenes and sketches in the trail of a Trapper and Hunter-naturalist through the hunting grounds, fur countries, and gold fields of Oregon, Vancouver Island, British Columbia and the Rocky mountains. He includes the Mammoth Trees, the Home of the Red-Skins and the Trapper’s Song. This is one of the items contained in a wooden box of 19th century ephemera, mainly relating to the Egyptian Hall. To view all the items from the box, click on View Details and then the Key Phrase ‘Wooden box items’.

Item Details

Date The cuttings are hand dated 25 May 1863; 18 December 1863; 1863.
Acts Mr Lord
Key Phrases ,
Ref no N1997 Ep.EH51