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Slide set: The overland route to India: new series (lecture: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, 1891-1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Peninsular and Oriental Steamer off Tilbury
Slide 2**
Going on Board
Slide 3**
Pilot leaving the Ship off the Isle of Wight
Slide 4**
The Brindisi Express
Slide 5**
Naples with view of Vesuvius in the distance
Slide 6**
On the Open Sea
Slide 7**
Arrival at Gibraltar
Slide 8**
Lace Sellers at Malta
Slide 9**
Port Said
Slide 10**
Suez Canal with Town in the distance
Slide 11**
A hot night in the Red Sea
Slide 12**
An afternoon on Deck
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of James Lancaster & Son, 1897

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1891, latest possible 1893)
Person linked to this set

creator of source image(s): LLOYD, William Whitelock  (fl. 1890s)

Source of slide images

William Whitelock Lloyd, P. & O. pencillings: sketches on board a steamer (London: P. & O. Steam Navigation Co., 1891)

Reading or song

‘The overland route to India: new series’ in Readings in prose and verse

Related slide sets

continued by Life on board an ocean palace (lecture: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, 1891-1893)

reissue of The overland route to India (lecture: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1889)

see generic title The overland route to India (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)


12 slides known to exist in private collection

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005955

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 June 2017

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