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'Madame Gerardelli. The female Salamander FireProof Lady', George Inn, Castletown

Date(s): 1819

Creator(s): unknown

Scope & Content: Pre printed poster with words George Inn inked in. This female artist will exhibit at the George Inn, Castletown for three nights only having just arrrived from Germany. She is known 'in all the Metropolitan Circles on the Continent by the designation of the 'anti-combustible female'. To illustrate her powers she will perform sixteen assorted listed feats including passing a red hot iron over her tongue, putting her bare feet into boiling lead adn pasing a cluster of lighted candles under her armpits without suffering the least pain. Entrance fee is 2 shillings for box and one shilling in the pit with doors opening at 7pm for an 8pm start.

The poster was received damaged and not fully extant, mounted on board

Language: eng

Extent: 46 x 28 cm

Item name: poster

Collection: Print & Poster Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: P.6531

Record class: Private

Subject tags : #MM100


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