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Slide set: Dan Dabberton's dream (story: York & Son, 18-32 slides, 1885)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
I call on Mr Dabberton for a Song
Slide 2**
The Stranger sings a Song
Slide 3**
Dan listening to the Bells
Slide 4**
He entered the House
Slide 5**
Dan opens the Case of the Clock
Slide 6**
He sleeps! he sleeps!
Slide 7**
Our Father!
Slide 8**
Mother and Son
Slide 9**
Waiting for the Prodigal Son
Slide 10**
Her Son comes Home
Slide 11**
The Young Man at his Mother's Grave
Slide 12**
The Lovers
Slide 13**
A Snug Little House
Slide 14**
In comes the Young Woman's Husband
Slide 15**
O Mother, I am so tired and hungry!
Slide 16**
On one of the beds lies the body of a Middle-aged Woman
Slide 17**
He was broad awake now
Slide 18**
Mrs Dabberton and Nelly returned
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** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Wright & Co., dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 75)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 7710)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Newton & Co., 1899-1913 (item ref. IW-IX)

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 81)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 557)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Frederick Langbridge, Dan Dabberton's dream (n.d.)


The Newton 1913 catalogue lists this as two separate sets: their code letters IW are the 18 story slides, with IX for the 14 hymns.


8 slides known to exist in private collection

3 slides known to exist in private collection

18 slides known to exist in private collection

18 slides known to exist in private collection

18 slides in Museu del Cinema – Col·lecció Tomàs Mallol

Lucerna ID  3000439

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2024

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