Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49), 4 Sep. 1848 -9 Sep. 1848, London

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Venue Type: Pleasure Gardens
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Variety
Venue: Vauxhall Gardens
Date: 4 September 1848-9 September 1848
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Monday Evening (September 4) <LI>Tuesday Evening (September 5) <LI>Wednesday Evening (September 6) <LI>Thursday Evening (September 7) <LI>Friday Evening (September 8) </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run (June - October, 1848) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Juba
Other Acts on Bill Listed:
  • "Van Amburgh, the Lion King, with his unrivalled collection of lions, tigers, leopards, &c”
  • “French and English Equestrian Troupe”
  • “Clown, Mr. T. Barry”
  • “Vocal and Instrumental Concert: vocalists, Misses G. Smithson, Hempel, and Mrs. A. Smith; Messrs S. Jones, E.L. Hime, and J.W. Sharpe”
  • “Band of 60 performers under the direction of Herr Redl”
  • “Constantinople, with Fireworks by Darby”
  • “Exhibitions a la Risley”
  • “rope vaulting”
Other Event Info Available:
  • audience
  • performance time
  • programme (general)
  • reception
  • ticket info
  • weather

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
Lucy Long Juba/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49) In Character
Plantation Dance, (Original) Juba/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49) Dance, Original

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle September 3, 1848: 2: 1.
    Info in Record:
    • TBA
  • Bell's Weekly Newspaper (London) September 10, 1848: 5: 6.
    Info in Record:
    • TBA
  • Era (London) September 10, 1848: ?.
    Info in Record:
    • T.B.A.
  • Era (London September 3, 1848: 15:4.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type Indicated:
      Variety
    • Troupe Name: “Pell’s Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: Juba
    • Days and Times: “for a few nights”
    • Venue Name: “Vauxhall”
    • Other Acts on Bill: “Van Amburgh”, “French and English Equestrian Troupe”, “Clown, Mr. Barry”, “Vocal and Instrumental concert: Vocalists, Misses G. Smithson, Hempel, and Mrs. A. Smith”, “Messrs. S. Jones, E.L. Hime and J.W. Sharpe”, “Band of sixty performers under the direction of Herr Redl”
    • Program Info: “Juba, who will repeat his character of Lucy Long”
    • Other:
      audience,
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Globe and Traveller (London) September 8, 1848: ?.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Performers Listed:
    • “Juba”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “last few nights”
    • “last night”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • “the renowned Van Amburgh, the Lion Monarch”
    • “some clever equestrian performance by the Gautier family”
    • “the Hibernian Momus, Mr. Tom Barry”
    • “concert” including “Miss G. Smythson and Mrs. A. Smith” and “Mr. P. Jones”
    • “Exhibitions a la Risley”
    • “rope vaulting”
    • “illuminations and fireworks, exhibiting a view of the superb picture of Constantinople in a blaze of pyrotechnic splendour”
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • programme (general)
    • reception
    • ticket info
    • weather
  • Harvard Theatre Collection, Vauxhall Microfilm v.7, Unidentified Clipping (dated 6.9.48): 132 (3rd block on LS; "Times" written in).
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • not listed
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • "nightly” (past)
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • “lions, tigers, lion kings, Lucy Longs, and an endless variety of horsemanship and horsewomanship”
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • description/review
    • programme (specific song – Lucy Long)
    • weather
  • Lambeth Public Archives, Vauxhall Gardens Collection 1822-54 Book, Playbill (September 4, 1848)
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Variety
    • Troupe Name: “Pell’s Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Juba”
    • Days & Times: “Monday, September 4th, 1848, and Every Evening except Saturday”
    • Venue Name: “Royal Gardens, Vauxhall”
    • Other Acts on Bill: Complete listing, see attached document scan
    • Program Info: “Miss Lucy Long (in character), Juba, and in his much admired Plantation Dance (original), Juba”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info,
      other (venue info: description, patronage, staff, transportation, etc.)
  • Lambeth Public Archives, Vauxhall Gardens Collection 1822-54 Book, Playbill (September 4, 1848)
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Variety
    • Troupe Name: “Pell’s Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Juba”
    • Days & Times: “Monday, September 4th, 1848, and Every Evening except Saturday”
    • Venue Name: “Royal Gardens, Vauxhall”
    • Other Acts on Bill: Complete listing, see attached document scan
    • Program Info: “Miss Lucy Long (in character), Juba, and in his much admired Plantation Dance (original), Juba”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info,
      other (venue info: description, patronage, staff, transportation, etc.)
  • Lambeth Public Archives, Vauxhall Gardens Collection 1822-54 Book, Playbill (September 11, 1848)
    Info in Record:
    • Days & Times: “in the last Ten Nights”
    • Venue Name: “Royal Gardens, Vauxhall”
    • Other:
      audience,
      reception
  • Morning Chronicle (London) September 18, 1848: 1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Variety
    • Days & Times: "during the last 15 nights"
    • Other:
      audience,
      reception,
      ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) September 4, 1848: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Pell’s Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • “Juba”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “For a few nights”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • “Sixth appearance of Van Amburgh, the Lion King, with his unrivalled collection of lions, tigers, leopards, &c”
    • “French and English Equestrian Troupe”
    • “Vocal and Instrumental Concert”
    • “Band of 60 performers”
    • “Constantinople, with Fireworks by Darby”
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time:

      (“Doors open at half-past seven. – Fireworks at eleven”)
    • programme (specific act)

      (Juba will "repeat his character of MIss Lucy Long")
    • ticket info:

      (“Admission reduced to 1s.”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) September 11, 1848: 1: 1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Variety?
    • Days & Times: "the last ten nights”
    • Other:
      audience,
      ticket info
  • Observer (London) September 3, 1848: 1: 1.
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Pell’s Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • “Juba”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “For a few nights”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • “Sixth appearance of Van Amburgh, the Lion King, with his unrivalled collection of lions, tigers, leopards, &c”
    • “French and English Equestrian Troupe”
    • “Clown, Mr. T. Barry”
    • “Vocal and Instrumental Concert: vocalists, Misses G. Smithson, Hempel, and Mrs. A. Smith; Messrs S. Jones, E.L. Hime, and J.W. Sharpe”
    • “Band of 60 performers under the direction of Herr Redl”
    • “Constantinople, with Fireworks by Darby”
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time:

      (“Doors open at half-past seven. – Fireworks at eleven”)
    • programme (specific act)

      (Juba will "repeat his character of MIss Lucy Long")
    • ticket info:

      (“Admission reduced to 1s.”)