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Slide set: The abbeys, monasteries, and priories of ancient Britain (lecture: G.W. Wilson, 36-40 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Iona Cathedral
Slide 2
St Oran's Church and Tombs of the Kings
Slide 3
Transept and Towers of Elgin Cathedral
Slide 4
Priory of Pluscarden
Slide 5
Abbey of Kinloss
Slide 6
Arbroath Abbey
Slide 7
St Andrew's Cathedral
Slide 8
Inchcolm Monastery
Slide 9
Dunkeld Cathedral
Slide 10
Dunblane Cathedral
Slide 11
Cambuskenneth Abbey
Slide 12
Nave of Holyrood Chapel
Slide 13
North Berwick Abbey
Slide 14
Melrose Abbey
Slide 15
Dryburgh Abbey
Slide 16
Kelso Abbey
Slide 17
Jedburgh Abbey
Slide 18
Sweetheart Abbey
Slide 19
Lincluden Abbey
Slide 20
Glenluce Abbey
Slide 21
Kilwinning Abbey
Slide 22
Crossraguel Abbey
Slide 23
Dundrennan Abbey
Slide 24
Lindisfarne Abbey
Slide 25
Hulne Abbey
Slide 26
Lanercross Abbey
Slide 27
Furness Abbey
Slide 28
Finchale Abbey
Slide 29
Whitby Abbey
Slide 30
Kirkstall Abbey
Slide 31
Bolton Abbey
Slide 32
Fountains Abbey
Slide 33
St Mary's, York
Slide 34
Rievaulx Abbey
Slide 35
Godstow Nunnery
Slide 36
Newstead Abbey
Slide 37
Crowland Abbey
Slide 38
Evesham Abbey
Slide 39
Tintern Abbey
Slide 40
Glastonbury Abbey
Other related organisations

in stock of R.J. Appleton & Co., , dates unknown (item ref. 7)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 258)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 101)

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Retail price
£2 (GWW, 1890)
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

The 1898 Wrench and 1909 Tyler catalogues only list 36 slides (as does the reading), with those numbered 34 and 36-38 here omitted, with the remaining slides renumbered downwards in sequence. This may suggest that a second version of the set was published later. 


40 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000171

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 April 2024

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