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[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, Bolton, Lancashire, England, 1 January 1897)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern exhibition
1 January 1897
New Year Tea Party, the little ones of the Juvenile Brigade and members of the Church Lad's Brigade
People linked to event

MOORE, Mr   (fl. 1890s) – lantern operator


“'1897 begun in Prayer': We had a first-rate New Year Tea Party. After tea, we had a rather novel sort of C.A. Service, and we must say it was one of the most successful Serives that we have ever had; the large schools were crowded from top to bottom with a most attentive audience. The Services consisted of hymns, illustrated by a powerful limelight lantern, manipulated by our kind schoolmaster, Mr. Moore – a series of Tableaux Vivants, illustrating the following hymns - 'Jesus bids us shine' by the little ones of the Juvenile Brigade, 'Soldiers of Christ arise' by members of the Church Lad's Brigade and also a most beautiful series of Tableaux by two sisters, illustrating the 'Rock of Ages'. (...)”

Lucerna ID 7000445

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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