Contact us


Slide sets


Other images









Slide set: Jack and the beanstalk (story: York & Son, 8 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Jack and his Mother -- grief at parting with the Cow
Slide 2
Jack sells the Cow for a hatful of Beans
Slide 3
Jack finds the beans grown to a very large tree
Slide 4
Jack finds a beautiful Fairy at the top of the tree
Slide 5
Jack steals the Giant's Hen that lays Golden Eggs
Slide 6
Jack steals the Giant's Money
Slide 7
Jack hides in the Copper
Slide 8
Jack chops the Beanstalk and the Giant is killed with the fall
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1890-1914 (item ref. 315)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1776)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

‘Jack and the beanstalk’ in Fairy tales series A

Related slide set

see generic title Jack and the beanstalk (generic set title – 14 different versions are known)


8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000641

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 December 2011

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 3000641. Accessed 4 October 2023.

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.