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Slide set: Pictures from the Old Testament (religious: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1903)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
[Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden]
Slide 2

no image available
Slide 3
[Joseph sold to the merchants by his brothers]
Slide 4
[The cruel burdens and persecutions fastened upon the children of Israel by the Egyptians]
Slide 5
[Joshua leading the people into the promised land of Canaan]
Slide 6
[David slaying Goliath and holding up his head]
Slide 7
[The two women brought before Solomon]
Slide 8

no image available
Slide 9
[The destruction of Jerusalem as prophesied by the prophets]
Slide 10
[Job's misfortune and bereavement]
Slide 11
[Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego cast into the burning fiery furnace]
Slide 12

no image available
Other related organisation

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 797)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1903)
Reading or song

‘Pictures from the Old Testament’ in Readings in prose and verse

Related slide sets

continued by Old Testament: series no. 2 (religious: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, n.d.)

see generic title Old Testament (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)


The slide titles are adapted from the reading; the slides themselves carry no titles.


9 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keywords
Lucerna ID  3005887

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 March 2024

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