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Cheshire, England

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Slide sets:

 [Alderley Park Hospital during World War I] (lecture: privately made, 21 slides, 1914-1919)

 Chester Cathedral, &c. (lecture: G.M. Mason, 18 slides, n.d.)

 [Chetham's Library Collection: photographs of Bramhall, Cheshire] (lecture: privately made, 69 slides, in/after 1905)

 [Chetham's Library Collection: photographs of Bramhall, Cheshire] (lecture: privately made, at least 38 slides, n.d.)

 The counties of England (lecture: York & Son, 50 slides, 1897)

 From Manchester to Alderley Edge (lecture: Bamforth & Co., 39 slides, in/after 1892)

 Soap manufacture (lecture: York & Son, 8 slides, in/before 1901)

 Views of Alderley, Cheshire (lecture: Bamforth & Co., 47 slides, 1883-1888)

 [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Chester Cathedral and city] (miscellaneous: privately made, 23 slides, 1934)

Texts:

 George E. Thompson, The counties of England: no. 1 -- Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire (London: York & Son, 1897)

 ‘Soap manufacture’ in Manufactures (c.1901)

Other reference

George E. Thompson, The counties of England: no. 1 -- Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire (London: York & Son, 1897), 28-29

“[Slide 23] A plot of ground, where lately stood a row of ugly cottages, is now partially laid out as a bowling green. Near here stands an important, though not a very handsome building, the 'Gladstone Hall,' called after the celebrated owner of Hawarden Castle, who opened the same a few years ago. This hall, which will seat seven hundred persons, is used as a dining-room for the employees. It is also a lecture and music hall. On Sunday evenings, a simple service is held, followed by a lantern lecture of one hour. The lantern is a very fine one, and carries 80 feet. It stands on a platform over the entrance, and the large sheet hangs in front of the arch over the stage. A music master attends at Port Sunlight, and the choir is a good one. Occasionally an oratorio is performed in place of the usual lecture. [...]”

Lucerna ID 1504875

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 February 2011

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