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[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, London, England, 30 November 1875)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern entertainment
30 November 1875
Children and their Mothers
People linked to event

GISSING, George  (fl. 1870s) – lecturer

VASS, John  (fl. 1870s) – lantern operator

Organisations linked to event

Sunday School Union – organiser

‘Intelligence’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Camberwell - Baptist Chapel, Wyndham-road - On Tuesday evening, Nov. 20th, through the kindness of the superintendent, Mr. George Gissing, and the teachers and friends of the school, the children, to the number of 140, with about sixty of their mothers, were entertained in the schoolroom with tea, bread and butter, and cake. The schoolroom was well decorated with flags kindly lent from the Metropolitan Tabernacle, and bunches of cut flowers were placed upon the tables. The meeting was an interesting and happy one. After tea prizes of books were given to each scholar, and an address by Mr. Josephs, the present minister. This was followed by a magic lantern entertainment in the chapel, consisting of Scripture subjects, and 'The Life of Scrub, the Workhouse Boy'. The views were exhibited by Mr. John Vass and explained by Mr. Gissing. The meeting was brought to a close about ten o┬┤clock.”

Lucerna ID 7001438

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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