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Slide set: Orkney and Shetland (lecture: G.W. Wilson, 40 slides, in/before 1887)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
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Kirkwall (from N.W.)
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Maeshowe
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Slide 18
The Dwarfie Stone, Hoy
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Pictish Castle, Lerwick
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Clickhemin Loch and Interior
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Upper Sound
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Broch of Mousa
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Scalloway
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Holes of Scrada
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Grind of the Naver
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Muckle Flugga Lighthouse
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The optical magic lantern journal: volume 2 number 17 (October 1890), v

“Here Kirkwall starts the list, followed by its ancient Cathedral of St Magnus (built 1137), Bishop's Palace, Old Man of Hoy, Lerwick, the most northern town in the British Isles, etc. The last two of this set show Shetland poines and a Shetland knitter.”

Catalogue entries (10)
1891
1905
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 6
1909
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1909), 164-165
1912
Catalogue of lantern slides for sale or hire (Manchester: Josiah T. Chapman, 1912), 51
1940s
Catalogue of lantern slides for hire (London: Newton & Co., 1940s), 15

“Here Kirkwall starts the list, followed by its ancient Cathedral of St. Magnus (built 1137), Bishop's Palace, Old Man of Hoy, Lerwick, the most northern town in the British Isles, etc. The last two of the Set show Shetland ponies and a Shetland knitter.”

Other reference
1888
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), 240

“Here Kirkwall starts the list, followed by its ancient Cathedral of St. Magnus (built 1137), Bishop's Palace, 'Old Man of Hoy,' Lerwick (the most northern town in the British Isles), etc., the last two of the set showing. Shetland Ponies and a Shetland Knitter.”

Lucerna ID  3000394

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 April 2024

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