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Maskelyne and Cooke, Egyptian Hall, London. 1878

6th year in London. The printers mark on the back page is -22- 10-1-78 – 1000, so the printer’s date is 10 January 1878. This programme shows the price on the cover. Ref. no. N1493 shows a programme with the printer’s mark -20- 10-1-78 – 1000, ie the same date. This latter programme differs in detail, for example the bottom of the cover does not include a price for the programme.

Item Details

Size 4 pages, 150mm x 235mm.
Date Printer's date is 10 January 1878
Acts Maskelyne with Chinese Plate Spinning, Japanese Top Spinning and Drawing Room Decoration Trick; Psycho and Zoe; 'Elixir Vitæ' sketch; Light and Dark Seance Extraordinary
Ref no N1494 Pr.EH21