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Maskelyne and Cooke, Will, the Witch and the Watch at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly
Maskelyne and Cooke, Will, the Witch and the Watch at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly
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Maskelyne and Cooke, Will, the Witch and the Watch at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly
An advertisement for a seven character sketch, featuring magical transformations and noted as being suitable for all classes and entirely free of vulgarity. John Neville Maskelyne (1839-1917) and his partner, magician George A Cooke (1825-1905) performed at the Egyptian Hall showing their inventions and wonders as clever illusions rather than genuine interactions with the spirit world.
1873
London Metropolitan Archives
Granger Entertainments
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