Guinea (Pennington's "African Negro"), 3 Mar. 1842 -5 Mar. 1842, Hampshire

Event

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Event Type

Magic Show
Venue Type: Exhibition Hall
Location: Portsmouth
County: Hampshire
Type: Magic Show
Venue: Crown Assembly Rooms
Date: 3 March 1842-5 March 1842
Date notes: Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Bibliographic Sources

  • Portsmouth Central Library, Historical Collections Playbill (Crown Assembly Rooms) - March 7-12, 1842
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Magic Show
    • Performers Listed: “Mr. W. Pennington, The Great Original Wizard!”, “his own Band” and “his African Negro – Guinea”
    • Venue Name: “Crown Assembly Rooms, Pembroke Street, Portsmouth”
    • Other:
      audience,
      reception
  • Portsmouth Central Library, Historical Collections Playbill (Crown Assembly Rooms) - March 3-8, 1842
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Magic Show
    • Performers Listed: “Mr. W. Pennington, The Great Original Wizard!”, “his own Band” and “his African Negro – Guinea”
    • Days & Times: “Thursday Evening, March 3rd, 1842”, “repeated on Friday, Saturday”
    • Venue Name: “Crown Assembly Rooms, Pembroke Street, Portsmouth”
    • Program Info: Extensive listing; see attached document scan. Includes (other race-related) tricks called “The Peruvian Sacrifice“ and “The Ball of Abdallah.”
    • Other:
      description/review,
      performance time,
      imagery,
      other (notice of “Parlour Magic” sets available for purchase)
  • Portsmouth Central Library, Historical Collections Playbill (Crown Assembly Rooms) - March 3-8, 1842
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Magic Show
    • Performers Listed: “Mr. W. Pennington, The Great Original Wizard!”, “his own Band” and “his African Negro – Guinea”
    • Days & Times: “Thursday Evening, March 3rd, 1842”, “repeated on Friday, Saturday”
    • Venue Name: “Crown Assembly Rooms, Pembroke Street, Portsmouth”
    • Program Info: Extensive listing; see attached document scan. Includes (other race-related) tricks called “The Peruvian Sacrifice“ and “The Ball of Abdallah.”
    • Other:
      description/review,
      performance time,
      imagery,
      other (notice of “Parlour Magic” sets available for purchase)
  • Portsmouth Central Library, Historical Collections Playbill (Crown Assembly Rooms) - March 3-8, 1842
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Magic Show
    • Performers Listed: “Mr. W. Pennington, The Great Original Wizard!”, “his own Band” and “his African Negro – Guinea”
    • Days & Times: “Thursday Evening, March 3rd, 1842”, “repeated on Friday, Saturday”
    • Venue Name: “Crown Assembly Rooms, Pembroke Street, Portsmouth”
    • Program Info: Extensive listing; see attached document scan. Includes (other race-related) tricks called “The Peruvian Sacrifice“ and “The Ball of Abdallah.”
    • Other:
      description/review,
      performance time,
      imagery,
      other (notice of “Parlour Magic” sets available for purchase)