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Slide set: True as steel (story: Chatham Pexton, 24 slides, 1894)

Known references to this set
Catalogue entries (10)
Illustrated catalogue of magic, optical and dissolving view lanterns, lime-light apparatus and slides: season 1898-99 (London: Wrench & Son, 1898), 430

“The Story of Two Orphan Boys, by Fannie Eden.”

Catalogue of lantern slides: season 1901-2 (Dundee: Peter Feathers, 1901), 47

“24 Slides from Life Modeis. With Reading.

Two orphan boys are discovered by the verger of a country Chapel sitting at its door. He roughly orders them away, but the minister invites them to return. On the next Sabbath they do so, and both are brought to Jesus by the sermon of the minister. Willie, the younger of the boys, falls ill, and is discovered by his Grandmother almost on the verge of death. Bobby is away sweeping crossings to earn a few coppers to get something for them both to eat, and, after an unsuccessful evening's toil, comes back and is greatly amazed at what he finds: Willie lying now in a nice cot, and his Grandmother feeding him with nourishing food. The minister is very kind, and gets them settled in a little cottage, and takes Bobby on as his gardener.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 148
Descriptive catalogue of lantern slides: available for hire or purchase (London: Walter Tyler, 1909), 454

“The Story of Two Orphan Boys, by Fannie Eden.”

Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1909), 77
Catalogue of lantern slides for sale or hire (Manchester: Josiah T. Chapman, 1912), 454

“The Story of Two Orphan Boys, by Fannie Eden.”

Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 268
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 164

“The story of two little lads who were 'lost' and how they were 'found'. Suitable for Children's Services.”

Other reference
30 August 1894
Lucerna ID  3001053

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 May 2024

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