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Slide set: Rip Van Winkle (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1887)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Dame Van Winkle expressing her mind
Slide 2
Rip Van Winkle's perfect contentment
Slide 3
Derrick Van Bummil reading the news
Slide 4
Rip Van Winkle waiting upon the strange company
Slide 5
Rip Van Winkle after his long sleep
Slide 6
Rip Van Winkle relating his story
Slide 7
The Haunts of Rip Van Winkle
Slide 8
Sunset Rock, Catskill
Slide 9
The Catskill Water Fall
Slide 10
The Cascades of the Catskill
Slide 11
Bastion Falls, Catskill
Slide 12
Cascade Profile Rock
Catalogue of photographic lantern transparencies and apparatus: season 1891-2 (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1891), 40

“Seven illustrations of the Romance, and five views from nature of the Catskill Mountains, the haunts of Rip Van Winkle.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 19
Catalogue of lantern slides for sale or hire (Manchester: Josiah T. Chapman, 1912), 492
Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913), 128

“Seven illustrations of the Romance, and five views from nature of the Catskill Mountains, the haunts of Rip Van Winkle.”

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), 304

“Illustrations to Washington living's story of Rip, his adventures in the Katskills, and return to the village 20 years after.”

Lucerna ID  3000443

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 July 2017

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