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Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly. The Missouri Leviathan, with the largest and most interesting collection of North American antediluvian animal remains in the world, is now exhibiting in the upper saloon of the above hall, from 10 o'clock a.m. until 10 p.m. Dis

Reference Number: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Entertainment-1842-01

Handbill announcing a display of prehistoric animal remains, especially a "leviathan" (skeleton illustrated), larger than a mammoth or an iguanodon. Other remains on show included a mylodon, tetracaulodon, mastodon, and gigantic mammals. Also advertised is a series of daily geological lectures by Dr W Crook. The handbill is authorised by proprietor Albert Koch.

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1 image, categorised under Ephemera, Fliers (Printed matter), Relief prints and Letterpress works, related to Albert C Koch, George Odell, Egyptian Hall (Piccadilly), London, Missouri, Animals, Fossil, Mastodons, Amusements, Museums - England and Palaeontology.

Part of:
[Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, relating to miscellaneous entertainments in England. 1800s]., Reference Number Eph-B-WEBSTER-Entertainment (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Letterpress and relief print, 250 x 187 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

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Other copies available: Scanned from original. File print in Ephemera Room

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