Montreal Herald, 20 April 1864, page 2
Has the honor to announce to the Citizens of Montreal and vicinity that he has made arrangements with
Mr. F Stanfield
For the purpose of giving to the public the
GREAT MECHANICAL ILLUSION
(produced originally at Wallack’s Theatre, NY)
After the manner of
Professor Pepper, FRS
Of the Polytechnic Institute, London—the most imposing Tableau ever witnessed on the stage
Pronounced by the press, the scientific classes, and the public of both Hemispheres, the
Most Remarkable Phenomenon of the Age
And who have evinced the greatest demonstration of astonishment and delight at this
Startlingly marvelous apparition
To the history of the world, nothing can be found
People who have seen it once go to see it again, and each successive visit go home still more mystified and perplexed, and in many cases the more skeptical have firmly believed in the theory of
The entire exhibition will be presented at the Theatre, commencing
Thursday next, the 21st April,
The Dream of
THE GHOST OF THURWALDEN
Produced under the immediate supervision of Mr. Thomas Duncan, with the most costly and complete apparatus used in any European Theatre.
Passes of Admission- Dress circle- 50 cents; family circle 37 cents; pit 25 c; Private Boxes $3. Tickets may be procured at Prince’s music store, Notre Dame Street.
Doors open at 7 o’clock. Performance to commence at 8 o’clock.