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1822

‘An Account of the Family of Laplanders’ exhibited at the Egyptian Hall in 1822

‘An Account of the Family of Laplanders’ exhibited at the Egyptian Hall in 1822

This 34 page booklet describes the life of the Laplanders exhibited by Mr. W. Bullock. The exhibition included a herd of living reindeer and a panoramic view of the North Cape. The booklet was printed for W. Bullock. No date is given but 1822 is most likely. 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’.