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Slide set: Beauty and the Beast (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1903)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
There lived a merchant who had three daughters
Slide 2
He had to travel through a dark gloomy forest
Slide 3
Then before him he saw a magnificent palace
Slide 4
The merchant found food and wine
Slide 5
He wandered amongst the shrubs and flowers
Slide 6
She went to the palace
Slide 7
The bear was greatly smitten
Slide 8
At last she quite pitied him
Slide 9
News came that her father was seriously ill
Slide 10
In a few days her father got better
Slide 11
She found that the bear was indeed very ill
Slide 12
In his place appeared a lovely Prince
Other related organisation

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 795)

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

‘Beauty and the beast’ in Readings in prose and verse

Related slide set

see generic title Beauty and the Beast (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)


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


12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005982

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 May 2015

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