"Hark! Music I' The Air." Ant. & Cleop. IV.3.Mansion House. The Right Honourable John Whittaker Ellis, Lord Mayor. Thursday, May 18th, 1882. [Inside:] Cavatina... "Nobil Signor" (Les Huguenots)... Meyerbeer...Song... "Waiting"... E.H. Flagg. Melodie... "Si Tu M'Aimais!"... L. Denza. At the Pianoforte-Mr. Alfred Gilbert. [On verso:] Programme of Music. To be performed during Dinner by the Coldstream Guards' Band. Conductor... Mr. C. Thomas. [list follows.]
Etching and letterpress, printed in brown ink. 222 x 146mm. 8¾ x 5¾". Crease through centre.
Programme for a concert held in honour of Sir John Whittaker Ellis (1829-1912), a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was Lord Mayor of London from 1881-2. The programme includes music by Meyerbeer, Mendelssohn and Berlioz.
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