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Slide set: The dogs and monks of St Bernard: [standard size] (lecture: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Title and picture -- Dogs and Monks of St Bernard
Slide 2**
View of the Monastery by night
Slide 3
Tourist party descending with guide
Slide 4
Room in which frozen bodies are kept
Slide 5**
An avalanche destroying the Hospice
Slide 6**
Monks and dogs setting out at night on search
Slide 7**
Dog discovers child and licks it
Slide 8**
Child on dog's back carried over the snow
Slide 9
Arrival of dog with child at Monastery
Slide 10**
Monks and dogs searching for traveller
Slide 11**
Trying to restore animation in woman
Slide 12**
Mother and son restored in the monastery
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of C. Gray, , dates unknown (item ref. 29)

in stock of Theobald & Co., 1893

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894

in stock of James Lancaster & Son, 1897

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 734)

in stock of Houghton's Ltd, 1905 (item ref. 1)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Retail price
5s. (Wood) in 1894
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1893)
Reading or song

‘The dogs and monks of St Bernard’ in Readings in prose and verse

Related slide sets

see generic title The dogs and monks of St Bernard (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

also issued as The dogs and monks of St Bernard: [2.5 inch size] (lecture: Theobald & Co., 4 slides, n.d.)


12 slides known to exist in private collection

8 slides in Dodie Masterman Collection

1 slide in Museu del Cinema – Col·lecció Tomàs Mallol

Lucerna ID  3005013

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 2 January 2019

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