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Playbill produced on board HMS 'Intrepid' during the Franklin Search Expedition
Playbill produced on board HMS 'Intrepid' during the Franklin Search Expedition led by Sir Edward Belcher. Printed in black and red on cream silk. The text is surmounted by a royal crown and rose with 'VR' in red. Inscribed: 'V.R. / SOIRÃ‰ES FANTASTIQUES. / MELVILLE ISLAND. Under the distinguished Patronage of / Captain H. KELLETT C.B. & Commander F.L. McCLINTOCK. / The first of these SoirÃ©es will be held on board / H.M.S.V. INTREPID, / on Thursday the 9th December 1852. / The amusements of the evening will commence with a / Glee by Messrs Hood, S. Dean, & Ganniclift. / THE WIZARD OF THE NORTH, / having for the first time visited this country, will then introduce his / wonderful performances in / LEGERDEMAIN! / and being assisted by that talented NECROMANCER Lieut. Pim, / can promise his patrons, a most excellent treat!! / After which, a few COMIC SONGS by / Messrs Smith, Warne and Morgan. / To conclude with a short comic After-Piece; entitled / PAT AND THE MAGISTRATE; / or "ALL A MISTAKE" / sustained by Messrs Smith and Warne. / Doors open at six o' clock: to commence at half past six precisely. / GOD SAVE THE QUEEN / ! Melville Island Press.'Object number: TXT0090
Frame dimensions: 410 mm x 250 mm x 25 mm
- Image reference: S0743
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London