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Royal Marionette Theatre : Lowther Arcade, West Strand : this elegant theatre is open every evening at eight o'clock, and on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday at three, with a grand moving diorama by some of the first artists, strikingly illustrating the principal events of the Russian War : comprising 30 brilliant pictures, to which is added, a great pictorial map of the seat of war : a descriptive lecture will be given with each representation, by W. Knight, Esq., (lecturer at the Turkish Museum), accompanied with military vocal & instrumental music.

[London] : John K. Chapman and Company, 5, Shoe Lane, and Peterborough Court, Fleet Street, [1855]
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet ([4] pages) ; 34 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2880 .R69 1855+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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"Programme. 1. Varna. Forts & Arsenal. 2. Varna. The embarcation. 3. Baltschick. The embarcation. 4. Fleet under sail. Moonlight. 5. Old Fort. Landing the troops. 6. Crimea. Night Bivouac. 7. Alma. The battle. 8, 9, 10, 11. Incidents of the war. 12. Wounded soldier. Pierced by seven bullets. 13. One English against two Russians. 14.Alma. Night after the battle. 15. Gordon's Battery. Lancaster gun. 16.The Agamemnon. Before Sebastopol. 17. Balaclava. Charge of the cavalry. 18. Lord Cardigan's Charge. 19. Inkermann. First attack. 20. Inkermann. Last attack. 21. Inkermann. Guards pelting with stones. 22. Before Sebastopol. Scots Grey and Russian Huzzar. 23. Scutari Hospital. Wounded, surgeons, nurses, &c. 24. Scutari. Miss Nightingale. 25. English Hospital. The Queen, The Prince, and Family. 26. Pera Hospital. French nurses. 27. Scutari. Soldier's funeral. 28. Hurricane. Land view. 29. Hurricane. Sea view. Before Balaclava. 30. Hurricane. Sea coast. Cossacks firing on wrecks."--Pages [1]-[2].
"Doors open half-an-hour previous to each performance."--Page [2].
Page 3 blank.
"Opinions of the press."--Page [4].
Hyde, R. Panoramania, page 109
BAC: British Art Center copy dated in black ink: Monday 30th April 1855.
Subject Terms:
Crimean War, 1853-1856.
Diorama -- Great Britain.
John K. Chapman and Company -- Publisher.
Royal Marionette Theatre.
Theaters -- England -- London.
Knight W., active 1855.

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