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[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, Sheerness, Kent, England, 28 January 1890)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern exhibition
28 January 1890
Time of day
adult friends
People linked to event

RULE, W.T.  (1844-1901) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event
‘Intelligence’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Sheerness on Sea - Bethel Congregational Sunday Schools - The annual soirees in connection with these schools were held on January 28th, 29th and 30th. The 28th was for adult friends, for whom tea was provided, and after tea, Mr. W. T. Rule, the superintendent, delivered a most interesting lecture, descriptive of 'Sights worth seeing in Paris, and its Exhibition of 1889' illustrated by dissolving views. These views were supplemented with several miscellaneous subjects, the whole being interspersed with vocal and instrumental music. On the 29th and 30th, the scholars soiree was held, when over 900 young folks were entertained to tea, followed with dissolving views depicting the beautiful Bible story - 'The Life of Joseph' together with other views of an interesting description. Mr. Rule gave the descriptive lecture each evening.”

Lucerna ID 7004313

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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