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Maskelyne and Cooke, Egyptian Hall, London

The bill includes ‘The Bloomsbury Proper-ganders of Spiritualism’ which was first produced on 5 November 1887, according to Jenness. The programme includes ‘Special engagement for the Christmas holidays of Mr. Charles Bertram’. The likely date is therefore the Christmas season 1888. The bill wording is identical to the larger programme Ref. no. N1570.

Item Details

Size 4 pages, size 130mm x 205mm.
Date The likely date is the Christmas season 1888.
People ,
Acts Mr. Charles Mellon; 'The Bloomsbury Proper-ganders of Spiritualism' sketch; Mr. Charles Bertram; Mechanical and Automatic Orchestra; 'Will, the Witch and the Watchmen' sketch
Ref no N1572 Pr.EH64