Contact us


Slide sets


Other images









Slide set: Beautiful snow (recitation: York & Son, 5 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Oh! the snow, the beautiful snow
Slide 2
Over the crust of the beautiful snow
Slide 3
Once I was fair as the beautiful snow
Slide 4
The veriest wretch that goes shivering by
Slide 5
Sinners, despair not! Christ stoopeth low
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of R.J. Appleton & Co., , dates unknown (item ref. 338)

in stock of T.H. McAllister, dates unknown

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1889-1914 (item ref. 215)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1755)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 70)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 150)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1251)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

The illustrated slides carry labels reading 'Made in Great Britain expressly for T.H. McAllister, Manufacturing Optician, 49 Nassau St, New York'.


1 slide known to exist in private collection

5 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000547

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 May 2024

How to cite this record: all the information in Lucerna is freely available for use for any legal non-commercial purpose. If you use any of the information or any images from this page, please credit Lucerna in the following (or an equivalent) style:

  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource,, item 3000547. Accessed 23 July 2024.

All Lucerna data is published in good faith as the latest known version of the information, but without any guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. If you can correct or add to our information, or supply any images, please Contact us.

Using images from Lucerna: all the digital images on the Lucerna site are available to use for any legal non-commercial purpose, free of charge, if you acknowledge their source and include any copyright statement as it appears under the image. The images are relatively low-resolution, and not intended for print reproduction or projection. If you need a higher-resolution version of the image(s) on this page, please Contact us to ask about availability.