Aga, Selim, 16 Feb. 1852 -21 Feb. 1852, London


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Troupe: Aga, Selim
Venue Type: Lecture Hall
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Variety
Venue: St. Leonard's Hall
Date: 16 February 1852-21 February 1852
Date notes: dates approximate; number of performances unknown

Bibliographic Sources

  • Theatrical Journal (London) February 18, 1852: 51:2-52:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
    • Performers Listed: “Selim Aga, a native and a man of colour […] well educated” and a former slave.
    • Venue Name: St. Leonard's Hall (Shoreditch)
    • Other Acts on Bill: Ventriloquism
    • Program Info: “a most interesting Panorama, consisting of the principal views of Towns, Cities, Plantations, Rivers, &c., situated on the banks of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers” during which Selim Aga gives explanations.
    • Other:
      audience (Recommends the exhibition to working classes “who have an idea of immigrating to this part of the globe”),
      ticket info