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[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, London, England, October 1898)

Type of event
lantern service
Full title
Magic lantern service
October 1898
People linked to event

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

NICKELS, Miss   (fl. 1890s) – singer

CLARKE, Miss   (fl. 1890s) – musician

BUDD, Miss Mabel  (fl. 1890s) – lecturer

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“The members opened their winter session with a Service of Song, entitled 'The Torn Bible'. The story was read by the superintendent, and illustrated by hymns, sacred songs, recitations, and lantern slides. Miss Nickels sang 'Ora pro nobis' very beautifully, and Miss Mabel Budd recited 'I am Kneeling at the Threshold' very feelingly. The hymns, which were sung by the children, were intelligently rendered, and made the service impressive. Mr. Cooke worked the lantern, and Miss Clarke officiated at the piano. There was a very large attendance of members, and considerable interest was excited in the meeting owing to the children being asked to invite their parents and friends. A considerable number of parents and friends accepted the invitation, and enjoyed the Service of Song very much.”

Additional lecturing was by the local Band of Hope Superintendent.
Lucerna ID 7006108

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 June 2011

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