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Slide set: A tour through Cornwall (lecture: Wrench & Son, 50 slides, in/before 1887)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Saltash and the Royal Albert Bridge
Slide 2
The Cheesewring, near Liskeard
Slide 3
Launceston -- general view
Slide 4
Launceston Church
Slide 5
Boscastle -- The Harbour, etc.
Slide 6
Pentargon Waterfall, near Boscastle
Slide 7
Tintagel Cliffs and Castle
Slide 8**
Tintagel -- Walls of King Arthur's Castle
Slide 9
Trevena -- The Old Post Office
Slide 10
Bedruthen Steps -- general view
Slide 11

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Slide 12
Truro, from the College Grounds
Slide 13

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Slide 14

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Slide 15

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Slide 16
King Harry Ferry
Slide 17

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Slide 18

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Slide 19

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Slide 20

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Slide 21
Falmouth -- Market Street
Slide 22
St Mawe's Village
Slide 23

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Slide 24
Penryn, from the Hills
Slide 25

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Slide 26
Cadgwith Village and Beach
Slide 27
Devil's Firing Pan -- Cadgwith
Slide 28
Kynance Cove, from the West
Slide 29
Kynance Cove, from the East
Slide 30
St Michael's Mount
Slide 31
Market, Jew Street, Penzance
Slide 32
Penzance Esplanade
Slide 33
Bleu Bridge and Inscribed Stone, Gulva
Slide 34**
Men-an-tol (Cromlech)
Slide 35**
View from Rosewall Hill, near St Ives
Slide 36
St Ives, from the Terraces
Slide 37
Potatoe Field (Tealing taters)
Slide 38

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Slide 39

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Slide 40

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Slide 41

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Slide 42

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Slide 43
Newlyn Beach and Penzance
Slide 44

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Slide 45**
St Mary's Town, Scilly Isles
Slide 46

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Slide 47
Palms in the Long Walk, Tresco
Slide 48
The Old Abbey Ruins, Tresco
Slide 49
Tresco Gardens, from the Terrace
Slide 50

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** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue of photographic lantern transparencies and apparatus: season 1891-2 (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1891), 11

“Embracing Views of all the most remarkable places and ancient remains, with a short visit to Scilly Islands, and the famed Tropical Gardens at Tresco.”

[Catalogue of lantern slides] (London: H. Luscombe Toms, c.1894), 17

“Views of the most remarkable places and ancient remains, with a short visit to the Scilly Islands and the famed Tropical Gardens at Tresco.”

Catalogue of magic lanterns, dissolving-view apparatus, and lantern slides (London: Newton & Co., 1899), 450

“Reading for the First 50 Slides, 6d.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 3
Catalogue of science lanterns, optical lanterns, dissolving-view apparatus, and lantern slides (London: Newton & Co., 1909), 388

“Reading for the First 50 Slides, 6d.”

Catalogue of lantern slides for sale or hire (Manchester: Josiah T. Chapman, 1912), 8
Catalogue of lantern slides: part II (London: Newton & Co., 1913), 583
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 185
Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913), 121
Other reference
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 239

“Views of Saltash, Launceston, Boscastle, Tintagel, Truro, Falmouth, Penzance, St. Ives, and Land's End. We also get some views of the Scilly Isles, including the Tresco Gardens, and a wrecked steamer on St. Agnes Island.”

Lucerna ID  3000348

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 August 2021

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