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Katterfelto, Gustavus, d. 1799 [performer] Black cat [performer]

Incledon, Charles Benjamin, 1763-1826 [performer]
Title
[Handbill announcing Wonderful wonders, wonders and wonders ]
Description
Handbill announcing Wonderful wonders, wonders and wonders; "The celebrated Dr. Katterfelto will shew in a drop of clear water (the size of a pin's head) upwards of 10000 live insects; the same in beer, milk, vinegar, blood, flour, cheese, mareschal powder, and many different christilization of salts, & c. and 400 other curious objects". Has vese "by an admirer of the Arts and Sciences"; Wonderful wonders, wonders and wonders; New grand medley entertainments; Deceptions on dice, cards, billiards, letters, money, watches, silver and gold, boxes medals, pyramidical glasses, mechanical clocks, & c.; At no. 24, Piccadilly, this present day, and every day this week, from 9 in the morning till 6 in the afternoon, there is now to be seen a great variety of new occult sciences, ... or if the sun appears Dr. Katterfelto, ... will by the help of his new solar microscope, exhibit many wonderful wonders, ...; Katterfelto, Gustavus, d. 1799; [Handbill announcing Wonderful wonders, wonders and wonders ]
Date circa 1785
date QS:P571,+1785-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Dimensions single sheet; 275 x 177 mm
Accession number
Magic and Mystery 3 (6)
Inscriptions As venal puppets of the mimic stage (first line of verse)
Notes 003232; t160708
Source/Photographer Digital Bodleian
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