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Slide set: Reported missing (recitation: T.T. Wing, 12 slides, in/after 1899)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Title slide
Slide 2
Reading a newspaper placard
Slide 3
His name I cannot see
Slide 4
She would steal out
Slide 5
His number: her husband's name
Slide 6
Stopped now and then to weep
Slide 7
And still they prayed that Dada
Slide 8
Fighting for Queen and Country
Slide 9
The Boers seemed to be springing
Slide 10
Was left on the field for dead
Slide 11
Bearing away the dead
Slide 12
They sat together one evening
Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1899)
Reading or song

W.A. Eaton, Reported missing! (London: W.A. Eaton, G.H. Graham, M. Southwell and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., n.d.)


Wing is identified as the manufacturer because the general style of the images is similar to other sets known to be by this maker, and because the studio sets in Slides 3, 6, 7 and 12 use the same wallpaper as other slides by Wing.


1 slide known to exist in private collection

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3006777

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 January 2018

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