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Slide set: The life and duties of the citizen (lecture: Riley Brothers, 120 slides, 1899)

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I. Life of the citizen
Slide 1
The Maypole
Slide 2
A Cricket Match
Slide 3
A Football Match
Slide 4
University Boat Race
Slide 5
A London Park (under County Council)
Slide 6
Hampstead Heath
Slide 7
Coaching in the Olden Times
Slide 8

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Slide 9
Midland Railway Engine
Slide 10**
Train: Midland Railway
Slide 11
Mail Steamer
Slide 12
Hull Docks
Slide 13
St George's Landing Stage, Liverpool
Slide 14
Old London Bridge
Slide 15
Tower Bridge
Slide 16
Forth Bridge
Slide 17
Tubular Railway Bridge, Menai Straits
Slide 18
Menai Suspension Bridge
Slide 19
Bank of England
Slide 20
St Thomas's Hospital
Slide 21
Ward of Hospital
Slide 22
People's Palace
Slide 23
Trafalgar Square, looking N.
Slide 24
Christopher Columbus
II. Duties of the citizen
Slide 25
Working in Coal Mine
Slide 26
Working in Linen Factory
Slide 27
Working in Pottery
Slide 28
Slide 29
Slide 30
Firemen going to a Fire with Engine
Slide 31
English Archer
Slide 32
Slide 33
Cavalry Soldier
Slide 34
Life Guards
Slide 35
A Volunteer
Slide 36
Able Seaman
Slide 37
Sailors at gun drill
Slide 38
Eddystone Lighthouse
Slide 39
Launching the Life Boat
Slide 40
Victoria Cross
Slide 41
Nelson's Signal, Trafalgar
III. Famous citizens
Slide 42

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Slide 43
Mr Fawcett, Blind Postmaster
Slide 44
John Bright
Slide 45
Richard Cobden
Slide 46
Sir Robert Peel
Slide 47
Mr Gladstone
Slide 48
Lord Shaftesbury
Slide 49
Lord Tennyson
Slide 50
Meeting of Stanley and Livingstone
Slide 51
Sister Dora -- Statue
Slide 52

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Slide 53
Slide 54
Slide 55
General Gordon
Slide 56
Westminster Abbey
IV. Local government
Slide 57
Mr Foster
Slide 58
School Board Offices
Slide 59
London Board School
Slide 60
Shaftesbury Training Ship
Slide 61
Lord Lawrence, First Chairman of London School Board
Slide 62
A Vestry Hall
Slide 63
Map showing London Vestries and District Boards
Slide 64
Slide 65

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Slide 66
Map of England, showing Counties and County Boroughs
Slide 67
Sitting of London County Council
Slide 68
Lord Rosebery, Chairman C.C.
Slide 69
Birmingham Town Hall
Slide 70
Liverpool Town Hall
Slide 71
Municipal Buildings, Glasgow
V. Government offices (Central Govt.)
Slide 72
Post Office
Slide 73
Sorting Letters
Slide 74

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Slide 75
P.O. Savings Bank Sheet
Slide 76
Telegraph Department
Slide 77
Foreign Office
Slide 78
Interior of a Government Office
Slide 79
The Horse Guards
Slide 80
The Admiralty
Slide 81
Portsmouth Dockyard
Slide 82
Man of War -- recent
Slide 83

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Slide 84
Natural History Museum, South Kensington
Slide 85
Local Government Board Offices
Slide 86
Somerset House
VI. Administration of justice
Slide 87

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Slide 88
Signing of Magna Charta
Slide 89

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Slide 90

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Slide 91
Prince Henry before Gascoigne
Slide 92

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Slide 93
Newgate Prison
VII. British Empire
Slide 94
Cliffs of Dover
Slide 95
Frontier between Switzerland and Italy
Slide 96

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Slide 97
Hoisting Union Jack, New Guinea
Slide 98
Map of British Possessions
Slide 99
Town Hall, Melbourne
Slide 100
Cape Town
Slide 101
Hindoo labourers
Slide 102
Canadian Snow Scene
Slide 103
Canadian Pacific Railway
Slide 104

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VIII. Representative government
Slide 105
An Election at Covent Garden -- Olden Time
Slide 106
Facsimile of Ballot Paper
Slide 107
Voting by Ballot
Slide 108
Dogs as Direct Taxpayers
Slide 109
A Coffee Stall, Indirect Taxpayers
Slide 110

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Slide 111

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Slide 112
Interior of House of Lords
Slide 113
Interior of House of Commons
Slide 114
A Sitting of the House of Commons
Slide 115
Members of the House of Commons Voting
Slide 116
H.R.H. the Prince of Wales
Slide 117
H.R.H. the Princess of Wales
Slide 118

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Slide 119
H.R.H. the Duchess of York
Slide 120
H.I.M. the Queen
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Newton & Co., 1899-1913 (item ref. DO)

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1903-1914 (item ref. 1328)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 374)

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Person linked to this set

compiler: STEEL, G.  (fl. 1900s)

People involved in slide production

HOGARTH, William  (1697-1764) – creator of source image(s), slide 105

People appearing in slides

ALEXANDRA, Queen   (1844-1925) – slide 117

BRIGHT, John, M.P.  (1811-1889) – slide 44

COBDEN, Richard  (1804-1865) – slide 45

COLUMBUS, Christopher  (1451-1506) – slide 24

EDWARD VII, King   (1841-1910) – slide 116

FAWCETT, Henry  (1833-1884) – slide 43

GLADSTONE, W.E., M.P.  (1809-1898) – slides 47, 67, 114

GORDON, General Charles George  (1833-1885) – slide 55

HENRY V, King   (1387-1422) – slide 91

JOHN, King   (1166-1216) – slide 88

LAWRENCE, 1st Baron , G.C.B., G.C.S.I., P.C.  (1811-1879) – slide 61

LIVINGSTONE, Dr David  (1813-1873) – slide 50

MARY, Queen   (1867-1953) – slide 119

NELSON, Admiral Lord Horatio  (1758-1805) – slide 53

PATTISON, Sister Dora  (1832-1878) – slide 51

PEEL, Sir Robert, 2nd Bart  (1788-1850) – slide 46

ROSEBERY, Earl of   (1847-1929) – slide 68

STANLEY, Henry Morton  (1841-1904) – slide 50

TENNYSON, Alfred, Lord  (1809-1892) – slide 49

VICTORIA, Queen   (1819-1901) – slide 120

WELLINGTON, Duke of   (1769-1852) – slide 54


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