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Slide set: Gabriel Grub, a Christmas story: or, the sexton who was stolen by goblins (story: York & Son, 17-19 slides, c.1875)

Individual slides contained in this set (listed below slide images)
[1]**
Introduction
Slide 1**
Kissing under the mistletoe
Slide 1a
Old Wardle tells the story
Slide 2


no image available
Slide 3**
He sat himself down on a flat tombstone
Slide 4**
Close to him was a strange unearthly figure
Slide 5**
Playing at leapfrog with the tombstones
Slide 6**
He found himself in a large dark cavern
Slide 7**
A thick cloud rolled gradually away
Slide 8**
A crowd of little children were gathered round
Slide 9**
He was wet and weary
Slide 10**
Then he sat down to his meal
Slide 11**
The fairest and youngest child lay dying
Slide 12**
The father and mother were old and helpless now
Slide 13**
The few who had survived then knelt by their tomb
Slide 14**
A rich and beautiful landscape was disclosed
Slide 15**
Lying at full length on the tombstone
Slide 16**
The lantern, the spade, and the wicker bottle
Slide 17**
He told his story to the Clergyman and to the Mayor
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
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[1]
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Photograph
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image content: DICKENS, Charles  (1812-1870) | slide set title
1
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1a
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2
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3
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
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Photography
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4
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3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
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5
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
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Photography
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6
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
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7
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
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8
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
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9
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
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10
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
11
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
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12
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
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13
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
14
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
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15
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
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16
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
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image content: bottle
17
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
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Studio set
image content: YORK, Frederick  (1823-1903)
Lucerna ID  3000430

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 September 2021

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