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Slide set: The king's messengers: an allegorical tale (story: Newton & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1899)

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Slide 1
The Gates of the City
Slide 2
The Four Brothers dividing the Property
Slide 3
The Old Man appears and gives warning and advice
Slide 4
Eldest Brother's whole time was claimed by the Spirit of the Gold Mine
Slide 5
Second Brother builds a Tower to Fame
Slide 6
Third Brother is preceded by a Herald with trumpet when he distributes his riches
Slide 7

no image available
Slide 8
Eldest Brother receives the sentence of banishment and prays for one day longer
Slide 9

no image available
Slide 10
Third Brother receives the sentence, and discovers too late that all his riches have been spent on self, and pride has been his ruin
Slide 11
Fourth Brother receives the sentence of banishment from the City and a voice whispers, as of a little child, 'I was an orphan, weak and friendless, and ye ministered unto me'
Slide 12
Fourth Brother borne by angels to the gates of the Glorious City: the Old Man said, 'A light of brilliance unutterable awaits thee there'
Other related organisation

in stock of Newton & Co., 1899-1912 (item ref. FO)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1899)
Person linked to this set

creator of source image(s): COPE, Charles West, R.A.  (1811-1890)

Related slide set

also issued as The king's messengers: an allegorical tale (story: Newton & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1899)

Lucerna ID  3009192

Record created by Daniel Pitarch Fernández and Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 June 2021

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