Firework display in Wakefield Market Place, 1840s


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Firework poster in the 1840 at the wakefield market place opposite the Strafford Arms Inn on Tuesday January 16th Contributions were to be collected from the audience. After the fireworks, Mr Gyngell would give a performance of his illusions at the Mechanics’ Institute on Wood Street.

Thanks to 'Twixt Aire and Calder: Navigate the Wakefield District in words and pictures.