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Friday, May 15 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Contraptions: The (Rube) Goldberg Variations

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This session includes bizarre Victorian inventions which were patented, manufactured and marketed but never quite caught on. These are the ‘pocket fisherman’ and ‘shake weight’ of their day.

Mark P. Donnelly is a multi-award winning Author, Historian, Screenwriter, and Television Producer as well as internationally renowned Duelist, Swashbuckler, and constant gentleman.

Professionally, M. P. Donnelly has scripted and/or produced nearly 200 hours of historical documentary television for Discovery Channel, History Channel, BBC, PBS, National Geographic, and numerous European networks.

He is also the author or co-author of twenty non-fiction books on a wide variety of historical subjects. He is also inordinately fond of Port and would be happy to recount anything he has learned if you happen to have a fine bottle to share.

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Mark P. Donnelly

Canes Enable
Purveyors of Unique and Antique Walking Sticks, Canes, Cudgels, Umbrellas, Parasols, Brollies, Gamps, Bumbershoots, and En Tout Cas as well as antique accessories and oddities for discerning Ladies and Gentlemen.



Friday May 15, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon C Radisson