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Title: 'Hernandez - The Wonder of the World'
ID: 20031010_75144595
Theatre Circus Bills
Year: 1852
Description: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 2nd, 3rd & 4th February, 1852.
On the above dates, the entertainment each evening commences with Mons. Philippe, '...the intrepid rider' who will appear as, 'The Rival of Eolus'. During the first half of the show there will be several other Acts including, '...the magnet of attraction, [the] Young Hernandez, '...the extraordinary equestrian, who will go through all his wonderful performances with is favourite Steed'. Following a short interval, the second part of the evening will also be filled with a variety of different Acts including: a '...comic equestrian intermede' called, 'Mr. Wheal's Gendarmerie'. The whole evening concludes with 'Les Lutteurs Albanais', '...great gymnastic exploits performed by the principal Artistes of the Company'.
The entertainment on each night will commence at 7.30pm.
Artistes include: Hernandez, M. Braquet, M. Wheal, Mr. Tomkinson, Mons. Franconi, Mr. Henry Brown, Mr. John Powell

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