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[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, Northfleet, Kent, England, 23 January 1893)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern entertainment
23 January 1893
Slide sets shown at this event

Jessica's first prayer (generic set title – 7 different versions are known)

Mother's last words (generic set title – 11 different versions are known)

People linked to event

MITCHELL, Mr   (fl. 1890s) – lantern operator

Organisations linked to event
‘Intelligence’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Northfleet - Congregational Sunday School - A magic lantern entertainment took place on Monday, Jan. 23rd at the above place. Over 300 children were present, and greatly appreciated the pictures thrown on the screen. Mr. Mitchell ably manipulated the lantern and slides, whilst the superintendent (Rev. E. Bolton) read the interesting stories of 'Jessica's First Prayer', and 'Mothers Last Words'.”

Lucerna ID 7004923

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 October 2016

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