Finding aid to the Bowman Theater Holiday Performance

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501
(434) 846-0501
BOWMAN THEATER HOLIDAY PERFORMANCE (1899)
On 10 April 1899, a performance of the Sullivan comic opera, A Trial by Jury, was
presented by neighbors and friends of the Bowman family of Diamond Hill in Lynchburg, Va.,
as an entertainment. This opera was supposedly done by John L. and Gilbert Sullivan. The
actual opera was by Gilbert and Sullivan. John L. Sullivan was a renowned boxer at the time.
The names listed in the program have been altered for humorous effect.

MS1448

Dublin Core

Title

Finding aid to the Bowman Theater Holiday Performance

Subject

Finding aids
comic opera -- programs

Description

Finding aid to the Bowman Theater Holiday Performance program printed in 1899 held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The program is for a performance of the Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera, A Trial by Jury, by friends and neighbors in the Diamond Hill neighborhood of Lynchburg.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Relation

JMLMS1448.1-4

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

MS1448FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding aid to the Bowman Theater Holiday Performance,” Digital Collections, accessed July 20, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/525.