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[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, Preston, Lancashire, England, April 1894)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern entertainment
April 1894
visitors of supper
People linked to event

HARDEN, Captain   (fl. 1890s) – lecturer

‘The Church's Holy War’ in Church Army gazette

“New clerical friends for the C.A.: Within the last few weeks we have had both a very successful meat and potato pie supper and tea party. At the supper about a hundred and thirty sat down to partake of the meat, vegetables, puddings, and tarts, all of which had been kindly given. After supper Capt. Harden of Blackburn entertained us with his lantern, showing many beautiful pictures illustrating our Saviour's life from the manger to the Cross. On Sunday night the room was crowded, when Capt. Harden gave a very impressive address on the Prodigal Son, illustrating in by his lantern. The word spoken to the ear and the pictures shown to the eye touched many hearts, a great number staying to the prayer meeting. ”

Lucerna ID 7000153

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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