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[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Tilbury, Essex, England, 3 January 1898)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Magic lantern lecture
3 January 1898
members of the Band of Hope, repeating their pledges
People linked to event

SMITH, Reverend Edward, M.A.  (fl. 1890s) – lecturer

HOWDEN, Plews  (fl. 1890s) – lantern operator

Organisations linked to event

– organiser


“At the Church Road Mission Room on Thursday, February 3rd, the Rev. E. Smith, MA, Rector of Chadwell, delivered an eloquent and impressive lecture on the 'History and work of the CETS,' illustrated by limelight views. The lecture was well-attended, there being 85 members of the Band of Hope present, who, in unison, repeated their pledge of total abstinence, and listened throughout the lecture with rapt attention. There were also present a number of adults, who take a deep interest in Temperance reforms. The lantern was manipulated by Mr. Plews Howden.”

Lucerna ID 7006077

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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