The Davenport Collection
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1862

Exhibition at the Egyptian Hall of John Leech’s sketches in oil. 1862.

Exhibition at the Egyptian Hall of John Leech’s sketches in oil. 1862.

A clipping from an unknown newspaper dated 21 August 1862 lists the sketches on display at the Egyptian Hall. John Leech was a very successful Victorian artist and cartoonist. 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’.

Grace Egerton and George Case perform at The Egyptian Hall and Spa Concert Room, Harrogate. 19th century

Grace Egerton and George Case perform at The Egyptian Hall and Spa Concert Room, Harrogate. 19th century

The three items pasted onto the sheet of paper are a poster and a newspaper clip for the Egyptian Hall, and a programme for the Spa Concert Room, Harrogate. Miss Grace Egerton (Mrs. George Case) entertains as an actress, singer and danseuse. Her husband adds to the entertainment. 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’.