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Slide set: Ancient London (lecture: E.G. Wood, 65-295 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set
Number of slides
65 minimum, 295 maximum (original set of 65, with 230 additional slides added later in several batches)

E.G. Wood, England

Other related organisation

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894-1924 (item ref. 3101-3225, 3281-3339 / KS)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Related slide sets

continued from Old London (lecture: Wrench & Son, 41 slides, in/before 1889)

see generic title Old London (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)


In the 1894 E.G. Wood catalogue the first 98 of these slides are listed as 'Extra views' to the Wrench set Old London (Lucerna 3000361). In the 1912 and 1924 editions of the catalogue the expanded version of the set is presented under its own title as Ancient London.

The 1894 catalogue lists the slides in two number groups, 3101-3165 and 3281-3339 (the latter with numerous gaps), and then 3166-3198 presented as a separate set under the title Old London No. 2.


1 slide known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3002935

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 1 April 2023

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