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[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, Shadbrook, Suffolk, England, 13 January 1881)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern exhibition
13 January 1881
People linked to event

SHAW, Reverend J.S.  (fl. 1880s) – lecturer

TATE, Reverend Dr   (fl. 1880s) – lantern operator

‘Intelligence Country’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Shadbrook - Through the kindness of Rev. Dr. Tate and his familiy a treat was given to the Sunday scholars and teachers on Thursday, Jan. 13th. The children, numbering 130, sat down to a tea, and afterwards were greatly amused by a magic lantern exhibition by the Rev. J. S. Shaw, assisted by Dr. Tate. After the exhibition, the children assembled in the upper school-room, where two huge Christmas trees were placed, each scholar receiving a present from their illuminated branches. ”

Lucerna ID 7002155

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 October 2016

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