House of Commons

Event Information

House of Commons

Proprietor / Lessee:
Robert Smith [House of Commons]

Price: Free

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information


Last Updated:
14 August 2014

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

28 Oct 1865, Evening

Program Details

Program included songs, glees and choruses.

Performers and/or Works Performed


Advertisement: New York Herald, 28 October 1865.

“This establishment does advertise in the New York Herald. . . . Harding, the musical blacksmith; Fred May, the Mileslan; King, the Dry Dock Pet, and Vandermark, the Bashful Youth; Levi, the great cornet player, will be there (if he likes).  Songs, glees, choruses, and jovial conviviality the order of the night.”

COMMENT: Ad satirizes all of the current advertisements that say: This establishment does not advertise in the New York Herald.