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[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, Epsom, Surrey, England, 30 January 1889)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern entertainment
Date
30 January 1889
Time of day
evening
Audience
infants
Organisations linked to event
Reference
‘Country’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Epsom. - Congregational Sunday School. - This school had its winter treat on Thursday evening, Jan. 31st. Nearly 500 partook of tea. The next item in the programme was an entertainment of dissolving views - subject 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' the pastor telling the story. A variety of beautiful and amusing slides were also exhibited at the close. On the previous evening, the infants, to the number of 160, were entertained with a good tea, and were afterwards amused with various games and a magic lantern. Before leaving the hall Miss Barnes, the teacher presented each child with a beautifully dressed doll for the girls and balls and horses for the boys.”

Lucerna ID 7004137

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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