Flier for the elocutionist "Miss Agnes Knox Town Hall, Amherstburg, Wednesday Evening, January 14th, 1891"

Amherstburg, 1891. Paperback. Very Good. Item #21-5937

9.5 x 5.5", printed out on one side, orange. Fold creases, tears, edge tears, missing small piece out of a margin, pencil note, sunning. The program lists 12 readings/solos, of which Miss Knox did half. Agnes Knox, later Agnes Knox Black, was an Ontario native who taught elocution at the Ontario School of Pedagogy, later moving to Boston where she became the head of the School of Elocution of the New England Conservatory of Music. She left after a few years to teach at Boston University becoming the first official woman professor at that institution in 1908. From Bostonia magazine's October 1904 issue "She appeals to the finest and most cultivated audience. An interpretation so intellectual, a voice so sympathetic, a manner so refined and winning..." SCARCE.

Price: $35.00

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