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[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, Donisthorpe, Derbyshire, England, 13 May 1894)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern exhibition
13 May 1894
People linked to event

LEYSHON, Captain   (fl. 1890s) – lecturer

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

“A bright and happy time: Whitsuntide this year welcomed a new departure in the history of the Donisthorpe Church Army Corps. A field near the station was most kindly lent by our friend Mr. Jowler, C.C: Here we had an immense tent erected on Saturday, May 12th. The services on Sunday were bright and hearty, and processions marched to Church. After service at night a large company came down to the field to witness our dear Capt. Leyshon show The Life of Christ, by the light of the lantern. [...]”

Lucerna ID 7000164

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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