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[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, London, England, 8 April 1893)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern entertainment
8 April 1893
People linked to event

KING, Captain   (fl. 1890s-1900s) – lecturer

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

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

“Holloway.- On the 8th, our Saturday evening's entertainment was more than usually good one 'Christie's Old Organ' being rendered with full musical selections, and illustrated by a series of oxy hydrogen views thrown upon the screen by Mr. Martin from the Headquarters. Capt. King read the narrative; ithe interspersed solos duets, trios, and choruses being rendered by the choir, with Miss Hodgson presidin at the harmonium. The entertainment was greatly enjoyed by the audience, so much so, indeed, thath it was remarked by some, that a better one had never been given in at this hall. (...) For CAPT. KING”

Lucerna ID 7001223

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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