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Slide set: Under canvas: or, life in camp (lecture: G.W. Wilson, 14-15 slides, in/before 1890)

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Slide 1
Table d'hôte
Slide 2
On fatigue
Slide 3
Forty winks
Slide 4
Four 'arf merchant
Slide 5
Field cooking ranges
Slide 6
Sergeants' mess kitchen
Slide 7
Slide 8
'Appy dossers
Slide 9
Refuse merchant
Slide 10

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Slide 11
A camp luxury
Slide 12
The laundry
Slide 13
A recruit's crop
Slide 14
Our camp
Number of slides
14 minimum, 15 maximum (some catalogue listings include an unnumbered introductory slide)

G.W. Wilson, Scotland

Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1890-1914 (item ref. 293)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 31111-31125)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 84)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 336b)

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Retail price
14s. (GWW, 1890)
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1890)
Reading or song

Under canvas (Aberdeen: G.W. Wilson, c.1890)


The E.G. Wood catalogue uses the title Camp life, or under canvas.

The 1898 Wrench and 1909 Lizars catalogues only list 14 slides, omitting the first introductory slide.


13 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3000619

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 2 May 2024

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