Fantasmagorie Automaton

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The Fantasmagorie Automaton (or simply A Fantasmagorie) was an illusionary presentation (magic lantern presentation[1]) in the style of "the celebrated Pantomime of Prof. Le Conte", performed in Cape Town by M. Decanis from 7 March, 1837, and playing till June 1837.

See La Fantasmagorie


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [2]: pp. 230-1, 338.

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