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Slide set: The gin shop (story: Alfred Pumphrey, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set
List of popular lantern photographs (Birmingham: Alfred Pumphrey, n.d.), 8

“After 'The House that Jack Built.'”

Complete catalogue of lantern slides, dissolving views, magic lanterns etc. (London: UK Band of Hope Union, 1891), F [2]

“Cruikshank's celebrated pictures describing the gin shop and its victims, and the rescue of a poor drunkard through the exertion of a good minister. Arranged in the style of 'The house that Jack built'”

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), 315

“Cruikshank, Told after the fashion of ' The house that Jack built.'”

Lucerna ID  3005329

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 February 2024

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