You Couldn't Make It Up!

by Jack Little

On 11/1/1890 the theatrical newspaper "The Era" reported that at the Aberdeen Alhambra Varieties on 4/1 presentations were made to comic vocalist Mr J B Preston and Mr S Picton ("a handsome gold medal and an amber cigarette holder" respectively) by A M Smith, Secretary, on behalf of members of the Partick Thistle football club following the successful conclusion of the spectacle "Gathering of the Clans". (Thistle had played Aberdeen that afternoon.)

Publishing date An original Thistle Archive publication, 07-Sep-2020.
Latest edit date Latest edit version 02-Jun-2020.

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