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Grand national entertainment. Opera House, Monday, 14th April, 1890, in aid of the Marist Bros.' Schools. The most interesting and enjoyable entertainment ever given in this city, in the cause of Catholic charity! Irish music, Irish melodies, Irish recit

Reference Number: Eph-C-VARIETY-1890-01

An arrangement of text. Items to be performed included: A story of Irish eviction, or "How Father Dan gained the day"; the thrilling recital of the defence of Lucknow; The Mulligan Guards' retreat; Mr W D Lyon's amusing songs and sketches. Performers also included: fifty pupils of Marist Brothers Schools, Mr E J Hill, Miss McCarthy, Mrs Walsh, Miss Katherine Hardy, Mr Prouse, Mr S Ross, Messrs Connolly and E Dunne, Mr W D Lyon, Misses Ross and Jacomb, Mr F W Haybittle.The full orchestra was conducted by Mr J B Connolly. The boys were drilled by Mr W Naughton. The committee included: Messrs D Walsh, J Brennan, J O'Sullivan, Hyland, Mahoney, S Ross, B LArkin, W Naughton, Dennehy and O'Driscoll.

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Ephemera and Letterpress works, related to W D Lyon, Wellington Opera House (1888-1914), The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Marist Brothers, Wellington City, Irish - New Zealand, Catholic schools - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Music-halls (Variety-theatres, cabarets, etc.) - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Folk music - Ireland.

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Grand national entertainment. Opera House, Monday, 14th April, 1890, in aid of the Marist Bros.' Schools. The most interesting and enjoyable entertainment ever given in this city, in the cause of Catholic charity! Irish music, Irish melodies, Irish recit, Reference Number Eph-C-VARIETY-1890-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s) on posterLetterpress on poster 420 x 142 mm. 396 x 172 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

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