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Issue Details: First known date: 1868... no. 5055 1 February 1868 of The Empire est. 1850 The Empire
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Contents

* Contents derived from the 1868 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Saturday Half-Holiday Association : Penny Reading Entertainment, single work advertisement

An advertisement for the 1 February 1868 meeting of the Saturday Half-Holiday Association, to be held at the Temperance Hall, Pitt-street.

(p. 1)
Under the Patronage of H. R. H. Prince Alfred : Grand Night for the People, single work advertisement (p. 1)
Prince of Wales Opera House : Paul Pry, &c., single work advertisement

An advertisement for the Prince of Wales Opera House production of John Poole's Paul Pry and Henry Thornton Craven's Milky White on 1 Febraury 1868. The program also included 'The Little Middies of the Galatea' 'in their Extraordinary Revolution, from the pantomime Jack the Giant Killer'.

(p. 1)
An Essay on the Times; or, The Morning and the Evening Are the Sixth Day by J. Godfrey, single work advertisement

An advertisement for An Essay on the Times; or, The Morning and the Evening Are the Sixth Day by J. Godfrey, published by Henry Thomas.

(p. 1)
Maddock's Select Library, single work advertisement

An advertisement for William Maddock's circulating library, the eponymously named Maddock's Select Library. The advertisement announces the arrival of the 'latest publications' (via mail steamer). The library's opening hours and subscription rates are also noted.

(p. 1)
John Sands, Bookseller and Stationer, single work advertisement (p. 1)
Wanted: A Guillotine Cutting Machine, single work advertisement

Advertisement for 'a guillotine cutting machine'.

(p. 1)
Visit of the Duke of Edinburgh, single work column

A detailed account of H. R. H. Prince Alfred, The Duke of Edinburgh's visit to Sydney during January 1868. The account includes a paragraph headed 'Dramatic Performance at the University', referring to productions of Phormio and Monsieur de Pourceaugnac.

(p. 2)
Miss Aitken and Mr. T. P. Hill - Nights for the People, single work column (p. 4)
Prince of Wales Theatre : Benefit of Mr. George Coppin, single work column

A report on George Coppin's penultimate Sydney performance while manager of the Prince of Wales Opera House. (Includes some of Coppin's address to the audience.)

(p. 4)
Jon Brown on Fenianism, single work short story (p. 6)
Charles Dickens at Boston, single work column (p. 8)
The Old House in Park-Street : To the Princei"They tell us we're tame in not spinning rhyme", single work poetry (p. 8)
Phillip M'Carroll, Pitt-Streeti"What a splendid success was our public demonstration", single work poetry (p. 8)
Lines to a Widow, by an Ancient Flamei"It is not that I love you less devotedly than when", single work poetry humour (p. 8)

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