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Slide set: The magic wand (recitation: York & Son, 9 slides, 1889)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Horrible dens, sir, aren't they?
Slide 2
Just give a glance about
Slide 3
She was one of a group of fairies
Slide 4

no image available
Slide 5
Her father was spending his weekly earnings
Slide 6
At a wave of her hand he vanished
Slide 7
She knelt by the wretched pallet
Slide 8
Then, raising her wand, she waved it
Slide 9

no image available
Other related organisations

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 20116)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 72)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 119)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 434)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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

George R. Sims, ‘The magic wand’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The magic wand (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)


7 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
SIMS, George R.  (1847-1922)
Lucerna ID  3003867

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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