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[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, Keighley, Yorkshire (West Riding), England, 7 January 1878)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern exhibition
Date
7 January 1878
People linked to event

MORRIS, Reverend A.B.  (fl. 1870s) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event
Reference
‘Intelligence Country’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Keighley - New Congregational S. S. - On Wednesday, February 6, an exhibition in connection with the Congregational new schools recently erected was opened by Mr. B. S. Brigg, chairman of the Local Board of Health and teacher of the Senior Young Men's Class. Among those present were Mrs. B. S. Brigg, Mr. and Mrs. John Brigg, Mrs. John and Miss Craven (Steeton Hall), the Rev. A. B. Morris, Mr. W. S. B. M'Laren, M. A., etc., etc. The exhibition was arranged by the member's of the Young Men's Class, the primary object being to obtain money towards the debt on the building. The walls were hung with oil paintings, some of great value, while down the sides of the room were shown [...] Besides these arrangements were made for several amusing shows. [...] On Thursday, the Rev. A. B. Morris (pastor), exhibited a number of views by the aid of a powerful lantern. ”

Lucerna ID 7001581

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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