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Poster  - The Theatre, Beverley, 1827

The Theatre, Beverley, 1827

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Beverley (printed)

  • Date:

    1827 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Johnson, W.B. (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed paper

  • Museum number:

    S.234-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Broadside poster or playbill advertising 'a great variety of Amusements' at the Theatre, Beverley, 30 November 1827, featuring a burletta, Wholesale Blunders; dances, a song, and acrobatics, including slack wire, tight rope, and 'the Ascension and Descension of Miss L. Gyngell on the Fiery Rope'. Printed by W.B. Johnson, Beverley.

The evening features several members of the Gyngell family. Mr Gyngell performs on the musical glasses, Mr G. Gyngell juggles, and Mr Gyngell junior sings a favorite hunting song, goes through 'his arduous and astonsihng Evolutions' on the slack wire and performs his Agonistic Exercises. Miss L. Gyngell dances and gives 'her admired Performance' on the tight rope. The performance concludes 'with the Ascension and Descension of Miss L. Gyngell on the Fiery Rope', which takes place 'in the midst of an Expensive and Brillant Display of Fire Works!!'

Physical description

Letterpress poster or playbill advertising 'a great variety of Amusements' at the Theatre, Beverley, 30 November 1827, featuring a burletta, Wholesale Blunders; dances, a song, and acrobatics, including slack wire, tight rope, and 'the Ascension and Descension of Miss L. Gyngell on the Fiery Rope'. Printed by W.B. Johnson, Beverley.

Place of Origin

Beverley (printed)

Date

1827 (printed)

Artist/maker

Johnson, W.B. (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed paper

Dimensions

Height: 43.5 cm, Width: 18 cm approx.

Descriptive line

Broadside poster or playbill advertising 'a great variety of Amusements' at the Theatre, Beverley, 30 November 1827, featuring a burletta, Wholesale Blunders; dances, a song, and acrobatics. Printed by W.B. Johnson, Beverley

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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