Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49), 17 Jul. 1848 -21 Jul. 1848, London

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Event Details

Venue Type: Pleasure Gardens
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Variety
Venue: Vauxhall Gardens
Date: 17 July 1848-21 July 1848
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Monday Evening (July 17) <LI>Tuesday Evening (July 18) <LI>Wednesday Evening (July 19) <LI>Thursday Evening (July 20) <LI>Friday Evening (July 21) </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run (June - October, 1848) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Juba
  • Pell
Other Acts on Bill Listed:
  • "Grand Equestrian entertainment"
  • "Vocal & Instrumental concert"
  • "Scenes in the Circle"
  • "Brilliant Illuminations and Grand Pyrotechnic Display"
  • "Mr. T. Barry, Clown"
  • "Colossal View of Constantinople"
  • “Band of Sixty Performers, under the direction of Herr Redl”
Other Event Info Available:
  • audience
  • description/review
  • performance time
  • programme (general)
  • ticket info

Note: All ‘Other Info’ Categories list information that can be found about each item in relation to this event and/or the writings surrounding it.

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
Love Not Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49)

instrumental?

Overture
Carry Me Back to Old Virginia M.C. Ludlow/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49)

Ludlow

Song
Stop dat Knockin! J.W. Valintine/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49)

Valintine

Solo & Chorus
Old King Crow Gilbert W. Pell/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49)

Pell

New Refrain
Rosa Mae J.W. Valintine/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49)

Valintine

New Ballad
Jenny, put de Kittle on Juba/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49)

Juba

New Chaunt
Duet - Banjo and Bones T.F. Briggs/ Gilbert W. Pell/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49)

Briggs & Pell

Duet, Banjo, Bones
Dance (Original) Juba/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49)

Juba

Original, Dance

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell’s Life in London and Sporting Chronicle June 25, 1848: 2: 1.
    Info in Record:
    • Other:
      audience,
      context
  • Bell's Weekly Newspaper (London) July 16, 1848: 5: 6.
    Info in Record:
    • TBA
  • Britannia (London) June 24, 1848: ?.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Variety
    • Troupe Name: “[Pell's] corps of Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Juba,” “Pell”
    • Other:
      context
  • Britannia (London) July 1, 1848: ?.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • "Ethiopian Melodists"
    Performers Listed:
    • none for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none for this event
    Other Info in Record:
    • context: (July 17, 18)
  • Era (London) July 23, 1848: 10:4.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type Indicated:
      Variety
    • Performers Listed: “Mr. Pell, with his corps of Ethiopian Serenaders”, “Juba”
    • Venue Name: “Vauxhall Gardens”
    • Other Acts on Bill: “Signor Ricardo and his two infant children”, "vocal and instrumental Concert", "J.W. Sharp introduced a new comic song", "the whole company of equestrians were brought into play", "Barry, the inimitable Clown".
    • Other:
      audience,
      context (private performance for orphans),
      description/review,
      reception
  • Illustrated London News July 1, 1848: 420: 1.
    Days & Times Given:
    • ”Monday and Tuesday July 17 and 19 [sic]”
    Other Info in Record:
    • context
  • Lambeth Public Archives, Vauxhall Gardens Collection 1822-54 Book, Playbill (July 17, 1848)
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Variety
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Mr. G.W. Pell,” “Juba,” “Ludlow,” “Valintine,” “Briggs”
    • Days & Times: “Monday, July 17th, and Tuesday, 18th, 1848”
    • Venue Name: “Royal Gardens, Vauxhall”
    • Other Acts on Bill: Complete listing, see attached document scan
    • Program Info: Complete listing, see attached document scan
    • Other:
      context,
      performance time,
      ticket info,
      other (surrounding events at venue),
      other (venue info: patronage, staff, etc.)
  • Lambeth Public Archives, Vauxhall Gardens Collection 1822-54 Book, Playbill (July 17, 1848)
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Variety
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Mr. G.W. Pell,” “Juba,” “Ludlow,” “Valintine,” “Briggs”
    • Days & Times: “Monday, July 17th, and Tuesday, 18th, 1848”
    • Venue Name: “Royal Gardens, Vauxhall”
    • Other Acts on Bill: Complete listing, see attached document scan
    • Program Info: Complete listing, see attached document scan
    • Other:
      context,
      performance time,
      ticket info,
      other (surrounding events at venue),
      other (venue info: patronage, staff, etc.)
  • Morning Advertiser (London) June 27, 1848: ?.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety?
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Performers Listed:
    • not specified for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Monday and Tuesday, July 17 and 18”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:

    • not specified
    Other Info in Record:
    • context: (July 17, 18)

      ("Licensed Victuallers' Fancy Fair")
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 3, 1848: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety?
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Troupe Size Given: :
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • not specified for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Monday and Tuesday, July 17 and 18”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:

    • not specified
    Other Info in Record:
    • context: (July 17, 18)

      ("Licensed Victuallers' Fancy Fair")
  • Morning Chronicle (London) June 26, 1848: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety?
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not listed for this event
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • "Monday and Tuesday, July 17 and 18”)
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:

    • none for this event
    Other Info in Record:
    • context:

      (July 17,18: "Licensed Victuallers' Asylum Fancy Fair")
  • Morning Chronicle (London) June 29, 1848: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety?
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not listed for this event
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • "Monday and Tuesday, July 17 and 18”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none for this event
    Other Info in Record:
    • context:

      (July 17,18: "Licensed Victuallers' Asylum Fancy Fair")
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 17, 1848: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • "Pell's Company of Serenaders"
    Performers Listed:
    • "Boz's Juba"
    Days & Times Given:
    • "every evening, except Saturday"
    • "Thursday next" (evening)
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • "Fireworks" (July 20 performance specifically)
    Other Info in Record:
    • context
    • performance time
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 20, 1848: 4: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not listed
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • "To-night”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • "Fireworks"
    Other Info in Record:
    • context
    • performance time
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 7, 1848: 7.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety?
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Monday and Tuesday, July 17 and 18”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:

    • not specified for this event
    Info in Record:
    • context: (July 17, 18)

      ("Licensed Victuallers' Asylum Fancy Fair")
  • Observer (London) July 23, 1848: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • not specified for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • "nightly”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience:

      ("The most brilliant assemblages of rank and fashion nightly honour the gardens with their presence")
  • Observer (London) July 2, 1848: 1: 1.
    Info in Record:
    • context: (July 17, 18)

      ("Licensed Victuallers' Asylum Fancy Fair")
  • Observer (London) June 25, 1848: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety?
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Performers Listed:
    • none for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Monday and Tuesday, July 17 and 18”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:

    • not specified for this event
    Info in Record:
    • context: (July 17, 18)

      ("Licensed Victuallers' Asylum Fancy Fair")
  • Times (London) July 24, 1848: ?.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • not specified for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • "nightly”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience:

      ("The most brilliant assemblages of rank and fashion nightly honour the gardens with their presence")
  • Times (London) June 27, 1848: ?.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety?
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Performers Listed:
    • not specified for this event
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Monday and Tuesday, July 17 and 18”
  • Times (London) July 17, 1848: ?.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • "Pell's Company of Serenaders"
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • "Boz's Juba"
    Days & Times Given:
    • "every evening, except Saturday"
    • "Thursday next" (evening)
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • "Fireworks" (July 20 performance specifically)
    Other Info in Record:
    • All other info as in July 17 listing in Morning Chronicle (London)
  • context
  • performance time
  • Weekly Dispatch (London) June 25, 1848: ?.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Variety
    • Days & Times: “Monday and Tuesday, July 17 and 18”
    • Other:
      context
  • Weekly Dispatch (London) July 2, 1848: ?.