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[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Riseley, Bedfordshire, England, 17 November 1884)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Magic lantern lecture
17 November 1884
People linked to event

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

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

‘Intelligence Country’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Riseley - Mr. Alfred G. Carruthers, of Bedford, delivered his popular lecture on 'John Bunyan and the Pilgrim's Progress,' in the Baptist Chapel of this village, on Monday evening week. The lecture was illustrated by a large number of beautiful dissolving views, and was much appreciated by the large audience, which completely filled the building, seats being placed in the aisles. The Rev. T. Cooke, minister of the Moravian Chapel, presided; and, at the close, on the motion of Mr. Burt, seconded by Mr. Beale, of Bletsoe Park, a hearty vote of thanks was accorded to the lecturer and his able co-worker with the lanterns, Mr. Thos. Carruthers.”

Lucerna ID 7002964

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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