Press cutting about dinner at The Peckham Pension Society and visitors to The Horniman Museum

A press cutting of an article about Mr. Horniman presiding at the annual dinner for The Peckham Pension Society at The Holborn Restaurant. The evening garnered many subscriptions which amounted to £235 and included 50 guineas from the Chairman. The article concludes with the number of return visitors to the museum for the week ending October 31st which was 891, divided as follows: Saturday, 359; Monday, 206; Wednesday, 326. The total since the opening of the museum, December 24th, 1890 is 182,329

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