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[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England, 2 November 1886)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Magic lantern lecture
2 November 1886
People linked to event

FORSDIKE, Mr   (fl. 1880s) – lantern operator

Organisations linked to event
‘Country’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Sheffield - John-street Primitive Methodist Sunday School - A grand conversazione was held on Tuesday, Nov. 2nd, which was opened by his worship the Mayor of Sheffield, Alderman Pey-Smith, and there were also present Aldermann Clegg, Mr. J. C. Clegg, Councillor Skelton, Mr. H. Adams, and Rev. J. Gair. Afterwards followed a pleasing lecture on 'Phrenology,' by Prof. Hatfield of Bradford; another on 'A Day in New York,' and 'Our English Cathedrals,' illustrated by the lime-light by Mr. Forsdike. There were also experimental suprises in chemistry and electricity by Mr. T. G. Turten.”

Lucerna ID 7003535

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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