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Slide set: The Pilgrim's progress (story: Newton & Co., 32 slides, in/before 1909)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Christian walking in the fields
Slide 2
Evangelist points the Way
Slide 3
The Slough of Despond
Slide 4
The Wicket Gate
Slide 5
The Man in the Iron Cage
Slide 6
Christian loses his Burden
Slide 7**
Climbing the Hill Difficulty
Slide 8**
Christian clothed in Armour
Slide 9**
In the Valley of the Shadow of Death
Slide 10**
Safely through the Valley of the Shadow of Death
Slide 11**
Slide 12**
Christian and Faithful pass through Vanity Fair
Slide 13**
Faithful's Martyrdom
Slide 14
Demas. 'Then said Hopeful, 'Let us go see''
Slide 15
In the Dungeon of Giant Despair
Slide 16
The Hill of Error
Slide 17

no image available
Slide 18
Hopeful's Conversion
Slide 19
Crossing the River
Slide 20
Christiana's Visitor
Slide 21
Mercy and Mrs Timorous call on Christiana
Slide 22

no image available
Slide 23
The Boys and the apples
Slide 24
Man with the Muck Rake
Slide 25

no image available
Slide 26
Mr Brisk and Mercy
Slide 27
The Shepherd Boy's Song
Slide 28
Death of Giant Maul
Slide 29
Great Heart conducting Mr Fearing through the Valley of the Shadow of Death
Slide 30
Great Heart and Mr Honest at Galus' House
Slide 31

no image available
Slide 32

no image available
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Newton & Co., 1909-1948 (item ref. VV)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1909)
Related slide set

see generic title The Pilgrim's progress (generic set title – 38 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

COPPING, Harold  (1863-1932) – creator of source image(s), all 32 slides


The Butcher catalogue titles this as 'Pilgrim's progress: V.V. series', referring to its Newton telegraphic reference code.


1 slide known to exist in private collection

1 slide known to exist in private collection

55 slides in Dodie Masterman Collection

Subject keywords
Lucerna ID  3004440

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 2 March 2022

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