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Slide set: Meg and her brother Ben (story: York & Son, 12-13 slides, 1881)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Meg selling water cresses
Slide 2
Meg at the Cathedral door
Slide 3
The Dean's brother introduces himself
Slide 4**
Cats' Court
Slide 5
Meg's lodgings
Slide 6
Ben sings Rosalie, the Prairie Flower
Slide 7
The Dean visits Cats' Court
Slide 8
The last night in Cats' Court
Slide 9**
The Choristers
Slide 10**
The accident
Slide 11**
The Hospital
Slide 12**
The visit to the Hospital
Slide 9 (rpt)**
The Choristers
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1890-1914 (item ref. 290)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1386)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Newton & Co., 1899-1912 (item ref. IA)

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 455)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Emily Searchfield, Meg and her brother Ben (London: York & Son, n.d.)


5 slides known to exist in private collection

2 slides known to exist in private collection

13 slides known to exist in private collection

13 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000616

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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