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Slide set: The temperance sketch book (lecture: York & Son, 32-33 slides, in/before 1887)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Opening View
Slide 2
Look not upon the Wine
Slide 3
Hagar and Ishmael in the Desert
Slide 4
Hagar and Ishmael in the Desert, Angel effect
Slide 5
Moses striking the Rock
Slide 5a

no image available
Slide 6
Samson and the Lion
Slide 7
Elijah and the Angel
Slide 8
Daniel refusing Wine
Slide 9
Hymn: 'Dare to be a Daniel'
Slide 10
Text: 'And God gave, etc.'
Slide 11
Fruits of the Earth
Slide 12
All among the Barley
Slide 13
The Malt House
Slide 14**
The Malt Kiln
Slide 15
Inside the Brewery
Slide 16
The Hop Garden
Slide 17
How Alcohol is formed in the Beer
Slide 18**
Store Vats
Slide 19**
Gathering Grapes in Italy
Slide 20
The Bay of Naples by day
Slide 21
The Bay of Naples by night
Slide 22
The Still
Slide 23
A common Incident of Blighted Life
Slide 24
Giles Johnson as he was
Slide 25
Giles Johnson as he is
Slide 26
Jack and his Hard Lump
Slide 27
Jack and his Hard Lump
Slide 28**
Bricks versus Barrels
Slide 29
Accidental Death
Slide 30
In the early Winter's Morn
Slide 31
Looking for Father
Slide 32
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of W.C. Hughes, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 77)

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891-1900

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 20101)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 414)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 612)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Retail price
effect slide 6s. extra
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1887)
Reading or song

Frederic Smith, The temperance sketch book (London: York & Son, n.d.)

Events where this set was shown

[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, Westerham, Kent, England, 29 December 1875)

People involved in slide production

DORÉ, Gustave  (1832-1883) – creator of source image(s), slides 3-5, 7


1 slide known to exist in private collection

32 slides known to exist in private collection

2 slides known to exist in private collection

2 slides in The Hive, Worcester

2 slides in A.H. Whinfield Collection

Lucerna ID  3000441

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 12 May 2024

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