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The Easter holidays: Maskelyne & Cooke's Dark Seance at the Egyptian Hall
The Easter holidays: Maskelyne & Cooke's Dark Seance at the Egyptian Hall
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The Easter holidays: Maskelyne & Cooke's Dark Seance at the Egyptian Hall
A cutting from The Penny Illustrated paper showing a ghostly figure, April 3, 1875 'The Easter holidays: Maskelyne & Cooke's dark seance at the Egyptian Hall on 3 April 1875'. John Neville Maskelyne and his partner, magician George A Cooke performed at the Egyptian Hall showing their inventions and wonders as clever illusions rather than genuine interactions with the spirit world.
1875
London Metropolitan Archives
Granger Entertainments
wood engraving
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