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A scene from Noah's Ark, performed in King's Square

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Photographs : Noah's Ark Wagon Play 1954

Item type: Photographs
Archive reference: YMP/A/2/2
Date/year: 1954
Description: A photograph in colour, unusually for the period, showing a scene from Noah's Ark, performed on a wagon in King's Square. Donated by Jane Hatcher.  In 1954 the Mystery Play Cycle was performed in the Museum Gardens but there was additionally one wagon play performed by Archbishop Holgate's School.
The NCEM has a programme and script for 1954.

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