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Slide set: Natural phenomena (lecture: Joseph Levi & Co., 36 slides, in/before 1890)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1

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Slide 2

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Slide 3

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Slide 4

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Slide 5
Aurora Borealis
Slide 6

no image available
Slide 7
Mock suns
Slide 8

no image available
Slide 9
Ignis Fatuus; or, Will-of-the-Wisp
Slide 10

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Slide 11
Slide 12
Sand storms
Slide 13
Slide 14
Slide 15
Geyser; or Boiling Springs of Iceland
Slide 16
Slide 17
Waterfalls -- Niagara
Slide 18
Dropping Wells
Slide 19

no image available
Slide 20
Coral reefs
Slide 21
Natural bridges
Slide 22**
Slide 23

no image available
Slide 24

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Slide 25
Mountain oasis
Slide 26
Slide 27

no image available
Slide 28**
Glacier tables
Slide 29
Snow bridges
Slide 30
Slide 31
Breaking up of ice floes
Slide 32

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Slide 33

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Slide 34
Slide 35

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Slide 36
Prairie on fire
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1890-1914 (item ref. 264)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1892

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 368)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 242)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1890)
Source of slide images

Josiah Whymper, Phenomena of nature (London: S.P.C.K., 1849)

Related slide set

see generic title Natural phenomena (generic set title – 10 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

WHYMPER, Josiah, R.I.  (1813-1903) – creator of source image(s), all 36 slides

Lucerna ID  3000590

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 April 2016

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