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Slide set: India (lecture: Alfred Pumphrey, 46 slides, in/before 1888)

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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), 279

“The Lecture is arranged by Mr. W. Yorke, a resident member of the Christian Vernacular Society ot India. The set opens with the hymn 'All people that on earth do dwell,' and subsequently shows a group of Street Coolies, Hindoo Dancing Women, Hindoo Swallowing a Sword, Infants thrown to Crocodiles, Hindoo Ascetic, various forms of Self torture, etc., etc.”

Lucerna ID  3005377

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 September 2014

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