Unprecedented attraction! Unique and novel performance!! All the talents!!! For one night only!!!! Be in time! By special desire, and under distinguished patronage, and for the exclusive benefit of the Superintendent, on Wednesday evening, May 16th 1855, will be presented ... "Delusion!", or, "The Genii of the Silver Vase, and Sleiven Slaver" ... The evening's entertainments will conclude with a new and laughable extravaganza to be entitled "The Invisible Chief Clerk!, or, Pedant in stilts". / Onehunga "Free Press".

Unprecedented attraction! Unique and novel performance!! All the talents!!! For one night only!!!! Be in time! By special desire, and under distinguished patronage, and for the exclusive benefit of the Superintendent, on Wednesday evening, May 16th 1855, will be presented ... "Delusion!", or, "The Genii of the Silver Vase, and Sleiven Slaver" ... The evening's entertainments will conclude with a new and laughable extravaganza to be entitled "The Invisible Chief Clerk!, or, Pedant in stilts". / Onehunga "Free Press".
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Date
1855
By
Onehunga Free Press
Ref
Eph-D-POLITICS-1855-01
Description
Arrangement of text. A political comment in the form of a theatre poster. It is a satirical comment on William Brown, superintendent of Auckland Province. Besides "Signor Brauno", the other characters represented are: Hugo te Sojourner, Robertus de Nails, Professor Famo, Innez, Campbelio, Jacobus the Grateful Doughboy. Quantity: 1 colour art print(s) on poster. Physical Description: Letterpress on paper, 763 x 317 mm.
Additional description
Alternative form available: Scanned from original. Colour transparency in Ephemera Room.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour art print(s) on poster, Ephemera, Letterpress works, Posters, Political posters, Letterpress on paper, 763 x 317 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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Onehunga Free Press. Unprecedented attraction! Unique and novel performance!! All the talents!!! For one night only!!!! Be in time! By special desire, and under distinguished patronage, and for the exclusive benefit of the Superintendent, on Wednesday evening, May 16th 1855, will be presented ... "Delusion!", or, "The Genii of the Silver Vase, and Sleiven Slaver" ... The evening's entertainments will conclude with a new and laughable extravaganza to be entitled "The Invisible Chief Clerk!, or, Pedant in stilts". / Onehunga "Free Press".. Ref: Eph-D-POLITICS-1855-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23085589

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