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Creator:
Smith, Alfred, 1816-1869, creator.
Title(s):

Mr. Albert Smith's ascent of Mont Blanc : including the Bernese Oberland and The Simplon.

Additional Title(s):

At head of title: Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly

Published/Created:
[London] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1854?]
Physical Description:
6, [2] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV199.144.F8 S65 1854 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Smith climbed Mont Blanc in 1851. He produced a entertaining show on the subject and gave his illustrated lecture many times in London's Egyptian Hall between 1852-1858.--Shows of London.
"The illustrative views have been painted by, or under the direction of, Mr. William Beverley, who accompanied Mr. Albert Smith to Chamouni."
Altick, R. Shows of London. Cambridge, Mass., 1978, pages 475-478.
BAC: MS inscription at head of title: Thursday June 15/54. the 730th performance."
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- England -- London.
Blanc, Mount (France and Italy)
Egyptian Hall (London, England)
Mountaineering.
Smith, Alfred, 1816-1869.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- [approximately 1854?]
Programs.
Contributors:
Beverley, William.
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