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[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, Sheerness, Kent, England, 23 January 1883)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern exhibition
23 January 1883
Time of day
teachers and friends
Slide set shown at this event

John Ploughman's pictures (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

People linked to event

WHITBREAD, Reverend W.H.  (fl. 1880s) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event
‘Intelligence’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Sheerness - Bethel Chapel Sunday Schools - The annual services were held in the School-room, Hope-street, Mile Town, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, January 23, 24, 25. The room was tastefully decorated for the occasion. On the first evening, which was as usual set apart for the teachers and friends, the Rev. W. H. Whitbread gave a selection of readings from John Ploughman's Pictures, illustrated by dissolving views. On the second and third - the children's evenings - dissolving views were exhibited, illustrative of 'The Wanderings of Little Nell,' and 'John Tregenoweth; his Mark,' Mr. W. T. Rule, superintendent of Mile Town School, and Mr. W. Jones giving the readings. About 1,300 attended on the three evenings.”

Lucerna ID 7002545

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 December 2014

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