The Shadow Traps

Episode Thirty Five. Cowboys and Yorkshireman.

November 11, 2020 Irfan Shah Season 1 Episode 35
The Shadow Traps
Episode Thirty Five. Cowboys and Yorkshireman.
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The Shadow Traps
Episode Thirty Five. Cowboys and Yorkshireman.
Nov 11, 2020 Season 1 Episode 35
Irfan Shah

We begin by looking at Le Prince as he leaves New York for Europe in April 1887, and follow him rushing between Leeds, London and on to Paris.

While in London, he visits his brother-in-law who is responsible for a huge exhibition in the heart of London - the great American Exhibition, the star of which is  undoubtedly Buffalo Bill and his famous Wild West show. 

This episode looks at the story of Whitley and Buffalo Bill and how their incredible journeys intersected with that of Louis Le Prince.

Show Notes

We begin by looking at Le Prince as he leaves New York for Europe in April 1887, and follow him rushing between Leeds, London and on to Paris.

While in London, he visits his brother-in-law who is responsible for a huge exhibition in the heart of London - the great American Exhibition, the star of which is  undoubtedly Buffalo Bill and his famous Wild West show. 

This episode looks at the story of Whitley and Buffalo Bill and how their incredible journeys intersected with that of Louis Le Prince.