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Slide set: Egypt and the war (lecture: Newton & Co., 67 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set
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), 250

“British Ironclads ready for Action , H.M.'s ship 'Inflexible' opposite Alexandria , a Night Scene, with effect slideรน the electric light, flashing from vessel, illuminating the earthworks and batteries, an 81-ton gun , a Skirmish with Bedouins at Ramleh , the battle of Tel-el-Kebir , Charge of Bengal Lancers , Arabs on the Look-out from the Pyramids, and so on. The remaining twenty-three pictures refer to incidents in the Soudan war, scenery, portraits, etc., including three battles, three cataracts, portraits of General Gordon and Lord Wolsley, and a view of Khartoum, of unhappy memory. In this set there are mechanical and effect slides, one referred to above, others in connection with explosions of shell on board one of H.M.'s ships, blowing up the enemy's fort, and Alexandria Grand Square on fire.”

Lucerna ID  3005285

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