Beethoven Hall, Boston. Every Evening, Commencing Monday, March 29th, for a Short Season ...Callender's World Renowned Georgia Minstrels ...
Beethoven Hall, Boston. Every Evening, Commencing Monday, March 29th, for a Short Season ...Callender's World Renowned Georgia Minstrels ...
Beethoven Hall, Boston. Every Evening, Commencing Monday, March 29th, for a Short Season ...Callender's World Renowned Georgia Minstrels ...
Beethoven Hall, Boston. Every Evening, Commencing Monday, March 29th, for a Short Season ...Callender's World Renowned Georgia Minstrels ...

Beethoven Hall, Boston. Every Evening, Commencing Monday, March 29th, for a Short Season ...Callender's World Renowned Georgia Minstrels ...

4 page Newspaper format flyer. 30 x 42 cm. Horizontal fold marks in center. Four small holes in first leaf with minor loss of text (mostly on verso). Significant wrinkling, soiling, edge-wear, etc., etc., especially on first leaf. Three-fourths of front page is given over to a poster-like advertisement promoting the engagement of Callender's Georgia Minstrels beginning on March 29, 1875 at Beethoven Hall in Boston. The right hand column on the front page advertizes Frank Leslie's various publications. Each of the other three pages in this item contains the first part of a story or serial ("The Romance of a Poor Young Girl," by Charles Gayer; "The Telegraph Boy of London: A Story of Mystery," by the author of "Benjamin Badluck's Schooldays" and "The Boy Gunner; or, The Pirates of the Gold Coast," by Roger Starbuck). In each case, the balance of the story could be followed in a Frank Leslie Publication (Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner, The Young American, and Frank Leslie's Boys and Girls Weekly, respectively. Sam Lucas and Billy Kersands were the stars of this group of talented African American performers. One "comic" sketch ("Sunlight of My Soul") featured Kersands as Hannah and Lucas as John. Fair. Item #89926

Price: $300.00

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