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Slide set: Old London and our ancestors (lecture: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1893)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Old London Bridge, showing the wooden houses that were built across the bridge
Slide 2
Fight between Alsatians and Templars in Blackfriars
Slide 3
The Mail Coaches starting from the Swan with two necks
Slide 4
The Frost Fair on the Thames when the Thames was frozen over and a Fair was held thereon
Slide 5
The Pillory and Stocks in London streets
Slide 6
Temple Bar
Slide 7
The Burning of Newgate during the Riots
Slide 8

no image available
Slide 9
Old Cheapside
Slide 10**
Execution Place, Smithfield
Slide 11**
Marriage in the Fleet
Slide 12
A Coach stopped by Highwaymen on Blackheath
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue entries (4)
J. Theobald and Company's extra special illustrated catalogue of magic lanterns, slides and apparatus (London: Theobald & Co., c.1893), 31

“This set of slides should be the most popular ever brought yout, and command an enormous sale. It shows London as it was during the 17th and 18th centuries, and pictures of our ancestors in those times. It cannot fail to be most interesting to every true Britisher, whether at home or abroad.”

1903-4 price list: photographic apparatus and materials (London: George Houghton & Son, 1903), 767
Price list of photographic apparatus and materials (London: Houghton's Ltd, 1905), 897
Lucerna ID  3005016

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 June 2017

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