Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 2 Dec. 1846 -2 Dec. 1846, Sussex


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Event Type

Minstrel Show

Event Details

Venue Type: Private Residence
Location: Arundel
County: Sussex
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: Arundel Castle
Date: 2 December 1846-2 December 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Wednesday Evening (Dec. 1) </UL>
Private Performance

before Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and other members of the Aristocracy

Performers Listed:
  • none
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Other Event Info Available:
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Note: All ‘Other Info’ Categories list information that can be found about each item in relation to this event and/or the writings surrounding it.

Bibliographic Sources

  • Arundel Castle Archives MD 316
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Minstrels”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”; “Director. J.A. Dumbolton”
    • Days & Times: “last night” (Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1846)
    • Venue Name: “Arundel”
    • Program Info: “sung slang songs and made odd noises such as may or may not be fashionable and customary in Ethiopia”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      other (venue description, mention of staff, refreshments, etc.
  • Illustrated London News December 5, 1846: 357-362.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “The Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Wednesday evening”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • context
    • reception
    • other info T.B.A.