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[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England, 5 January 1881)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Magic lantern lecture
5 January 1881
People linked to event

CARRUTHERS, Alfred G.  (1857-1928) – lecturer

CARRUTHERS, Thomas  (c.1848- after 1901) – lantern operator

‘Intelligence Country’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Thurleigh, Bedfordshire - On Wednesday, Jan. 5th, a lecture with magic lantern illustrations, was delivered in the Baptist Chapel by Mr. A. G. Carruthers, the visitor of the Sunday School Union, the subject being, 'John Bunyan and the Pilgrim's Progress.' The Pastor, Mr. G. Chandler, presided. There was a large attendance. Hymns bearing upon the subject were sung during the evening. A vote of thanks was accorded to Mr. A. G. Carruthers for his lecture, and to his cousin, Mr. T. Carruthers, who exhibited the views. The meeting closed with singing.”

Lucerna ID 7002135

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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