The Davenport Collection
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Poster for Mr. Arthur Sketchley at the Egyptian Hall in “Mrs. Brown at Home and Abroad”. 1866

Arthur Sketchley (real name George Rose) was a journalist and a very popular Victorian entertainer with his humour and impersonations. Mrs. Brown’s exploits were very popular at the Egyptian Hall and also spawned a range of books covering topics from her views on Cleopatra’s Needle to her travels around the world. 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

Size 265 x 360mm
Date 1866
People ,
Acts Arthur Sketchley
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Ref no N1999 S162