Guinea (Pennington's "African Negro"), 7 Mar. 1842 -12 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: 7 March 1842-12 March 1842
Date notes: every evening

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”
    • Days & Times: “Monday Evening, March the 7th, 1842, and Every Evening during the week”
    • 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.”. “an entire Change of Performance on Thursday Evening.”
    • Other:
      audience,
      description/review,
      performance time,
      ticket info,
      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: “repeated on … Monday and Tuesday Next”
    • 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: “repeated on … Monday and Tuesday Next”
    • 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: “repeated on … Monday and Tuesday Next”
    • 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)