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Cremorne Gardens

(1836-1877)

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NICHOLSON'S
1000 GUINEA FETE!!!
CREMORNE HOUSE,
KING'S ROAD, CHELSEA.

MR. NICHOLSON, of the "Garrick's Head" Hotel, Bow Street,
LORD CHIEF BARON
OF THE JUDGE AND JURY SOCIETY,
And Editor of the
ILLUSTRATED LONDON LIFE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER,
Has the honour to announce to his best Friends, the Public, that he will offer to their patronage a
THREE DAYS' FETE!
On a Scale of UNMATCHED SPLENDOUR,
in the Park and Grounds attached to the above-named
NOBLE MANSION, on
MONDAY, TUESDAY, & WEDNESDAY,
July 31st & August 1st & 2nd.

Amongst the Thousand and One Entertainments provided by MR. NICHOLSON, are a
MOCK TOURNAMENT!
RACING, OLD ENGLISH SPORTS,
MINSTRELSY, MUSIC, DANCING,
Embracing the attractive Impersonations of more than ioo Eminent Pantomimic and Comic Actors, Posturers, Dancers, Conjurors, &c., with Graphic Delineations, in Song and Dance, of the far-famed
TOM MATHEWS,
The Immortal Clown, the Joey Grimaldi of Modern Times.
MR. GREEN, THE CELEBRATED AERONAUT,
Will ascend from the Lawn, in his
MAJESTIC BALLOON.
Taking up with him, and liberating experimentally, an extensive
AERIAL TRANSIT SHIP.

MR. ALEXANDER BURKE'S
CELEBRATED PONEY, "BOBBY,
Will trot seven miles and a half in 30 minutes,
WITH A MONKEY ON HIS BACK,
Attired la CHIFNEY, in Jockey Cap, Jacket, Top Boots and Spurs, and carrying a Whip in his hand.

The Amusements of each Day to conclude with a
GRAND BALL & CONCERT
In the Illuminated Gardens.

ADMISSION ONLY ONE SHILLING.

~ Cremorne House can be reached from any part of the Metropolis by Omnibus, for 6d., and by Steam Boat for 4d.

CROKER, PRINTER, 199 STRAND.

(1843.)


THE FETE FOR THE MILLION!
ROYAL GARDENS, CREMORNE.

ELLIS'S NIGHT,

Monday, July 29th 1861.

~ Be it remembered, MR. JAMES ELLIS was the Original Projector of these delightful Gardens, which now stand confessedly the noblest among all the public places of resort in England, on the Continent, or in any part of the habitable world.

THE DAY AND NIGHT
Entertainments on this occasion will have the additional aid of many novelties too numerous to be specified in the programme, but particular attention is called to the following important arrangements. The brilliant, matchless, and unparalleled performances of 

THE WONDROUS LEOTARD.

MR. D'ALBERTE,
The English Rope-Walker, and Blondin's Challenger, who will go through his extra ordinary and incredible performances on the 
ILLUMINATED ROPE
(By the kind permission of E. Macnamara, Esq., of the Royal Pavilion Gardens, North Woolwich).

MISS HARRIET COVENEY
(By the same kind permission) will appear in her novel Characteristic Entertainment, consisting of New and Original Songs, written expressly for her by W. BROUGH, ESQ.

THE INSTRUMENTAL CONCERT, 
Al Fresco,
by the Great Cremorne Band, M. RIVIERE, Conductor, will be followed by 
A VOCAL CONCERT.
The New Grand Ballet Pantomime, in Six Tableaux, entitled
FORTUNATUS.

Performance of MR. HENRY CooKE's celebrated Circus Troupe of
EDUCATED DOGS AND MONKEYS.

The Celebrated Company of SWISS FEMALE SINGERS.
Grand Equestrian Performances in the Great 
CIRQUE ORIENTAL!

SIGNOR BUONO CORE,
The Italian Salamander, or Fire King.

GRAND DISPLAY OF FIREWORKS!

ONE SHILLING.

NASSAU STEAM PRESS, 60, ST. MARTIN'S LANE, W.C.