Murphy, J., The American Jumbo, 10 Jun. 1850 -15 Jun. 1850, Lancashire


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Troupe: Murphy, J., The American Jumbo (

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Troupe: Mackney, E.W.
Venue Type: Exhibition Hall
Location: Manchester
County: Lancashire
Type: Variety
Venue: Colosseum
Date: 10 June 1850-15 June 1850
Date notes: specific dates not given

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
Peg of Pendleton, The E.W. Mackney/ Mackney, E.W.

Bibliographic Sources

  • Theatrical Journal (London) June 13, 1850: 191: 1-2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
    • Performers Listed: “Jumbo, the ventriloquist”, “Mackney, the Negro Paganini”,
    • Venue Name: “Manchester Colosseum.”
    • Other Acts on Bill: “The Brothers Dempsey”, “Mr. Huline’s personation of ‘The Little Man of the Woods”, “The Lauri Family in their comic scene of the ‘Rustic Figaro’”
    • Program Info: "The Peg of Pendleton" (Mackney)
    • Other: