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Slide set: Beautiful birds from far-off lands (lecture: Valentine & Sons, 18 slides, 1873-1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Slide 2
The Red and the King Birds of Paradise
Slide 3

no image available
Slide 4
Malacca Parrakeet and Gould's Sun Bird
Slide 5

no image available
Slide 6

no image available
Slide 7

no image available
Slide 8
Beautiful Trogon and Collared Sun Bird
Slide 9

no image available
Slide 10
Brazilian Bell Bird and Mexican Trogon
Slide 11
Paradise Flycatcher and Redtailed Sun Bird
Slide 12

no image available
Slide 13
Gould's Coquette and the Marvellous Humming Bird
Slide 14

no image available
Slide 15

no image available
Slide 16

no image available
Slide 17

no image available
Slide 18

no image available
Other related organisations

in stock of City Sale and Exchange, dates unknown

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1873, latest possible 1888)
Source of slide images

Mary Kirby and Elizabeth Kirby, Beautiful birds from far-off lands: their haunts and homes (London: Thomas Nelson, 1873)

Reading or song

Beautiful birds from far-off lands (Dundee: Valentine & Sons, n.d.)


7 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005198

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 2 May 2024

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