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Slide set: The giants: and how to fight them (lecture: York & Son, 16 slides, 1901)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction. Jack the Giant-Killer
Slide 2
Introduction. Now, Take Two Men
Slide 3
Introduction. But David did Kill the Giant
Slide 4
The Giant Heathenism. Chinese Idolatory
Slide 5
Giant Selfishness. Picking out the Largest Piece of Cake
Slide 6
Giant Selfishness. 'See Mother, Here is a Nice Orange'
Slide 7
Giant Covetousness. Starving with Hunger and Perishing with Cold
Slide 8
Giant Covetousness. Learning to Give
Slide 9
Giant Covetousness. 'I'll Give him Half the Crown and the Shilling Also'
Slide 10
Giant Covetousness. He Told the Deacon About his Trouble
Slide 11
Giant Covetousness. I Shall Now Give This Good Brother Two Guineas
Slide 12
Giant Ill Temper. One of the Fingers Goes Into the Corner of the Mouth
Slide 13
Giant Ill Temper. They Were Sitting on the Green Before the Door
Slide 14
Giant Intemperance. A Sorry Spectacle
Slide 15
Giant Intemperance. Sinbad the Sailor
Slide 16

no image available
Other related organisations

in stock of M.W. Dunscombe, dates unknown

in stock of York & Son, 1901

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 401)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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

Richard Newton, The giants and how to fight them (London: 1861)


The labels for the Bristol optical supplier Dunscombe, visible on the copied slides, are under the cover glass, suggesting that they were added during manufacture and the set was therefore produced to order for them.


15 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004753

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 April 2024

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