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Programme - Crystal Palace, 16 Apr 1891 Image Reg. No: ST 042236

Program for the Crystal Palace's permanent exhibitions, as well as changing performances. It includes descriptions of magic lantern shows to be performed by D.W. Noakes ('England Bisected by a Steam Launch') and C.W. Locke ('Novel, Scenic & Dioramic Effects'). Back pages are reserved for advertising.

This programme is part of the Francis Collection of pre-cinematic apparatus and ephemera, acquired by the Australian and Victorian Governments in 1975. David Francis was the curator of the National Film and Sound Archive of the British Film Institute as well as being a co-founder of the Museum of the Moving Image in London, which was operational between 1988 and 1999.
A twelve page paper program.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 164 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: lantern slides, magic lanterns, pre-cinema moving images, programmes
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Francis Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Performing Arts - Magic Lantern Shows
Tertiary Classification: programs
Collector: Mr David Francis, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1990

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