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Slide set: How Jane Conquest rang the bell (recitation: York & Son, 17 slides, in/before 1887)

Known references to this set
Catalogue of photographic lantern transparencies and apparatus: season 1891-2 (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1891), 36

“New Edition from Life Models, adapted for single Lanterns.

This poem has been re-written by Dr Croft, late Honorary Managing Director of the Royal Polytechnic.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 17
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 246
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), 292

“Originally from the Methodist Family Budget and by Dr. Croft, but now known everywhere as a lantern set. Relates how she rang the bell and saved the crew of a ship.”

Lucerna ID  3000431

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 March 2015

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