An striking advertisement poster for the bottle imp - a living man in a champagne bottle. Sings, moves, talks & answers questions. An unprecedented wonder. To be held at the Royal Polytechnic Institution, Westminster. Admission one shilling. 1880.
This poster is part of the Evanion Collection, which is held by the British Library and consists of over 5000 pamphlets, handbills and miscellaneous printed matter relating to Victorian entertainment and everyday life, collected by the stage magician and ventriloquist Henry Evans, also as Evanion.
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