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Slide set: General Gordon: his life and work (lecture: York & Son, 24 slides, 1885-1888)

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

no image available
Slide 2
School at Taunton
Slide 3**
Before Sebastopol
Slide 4

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Slide 5
China -- Meeting of Troops
Slide 6
China -- Narrow Escape of Gordon
Slide 7
China -- Death of Captain Terry
Slide 8
China -- The 'Ever Victorious Army'
Slide 9
China -- The Storming of Soochow
Slide 10

no image available
Slide 11
Home again at Gravesend
Slide 12

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Slide 13
His first Visit to Khartoum
Slide 14

no image available
Slide 15
Reception at Massowah
Slide 16

no image available
Slide 17**
The Second Expedition to the Soudan. Gordon's Departure
Slide 18

no image available
Slide 19
Gordon's Warfare on the Nile
Slide 20**
Slide 21

no image available
Slide 22
The Fall of Khartoum -- How the news was brought
Slide 23
Running the Gauntlet of the Mahdi's Batteries
Slide 24

no image available
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides

York & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of W.C. Hughes, dates unknown

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 556)

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 14351-14374)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 305)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 272)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

in stock of Salvation Army, 1920s (item ref. 41)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1885, latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

T.C. Hepworth, General Gordon: his life and work (London: York & Son, n.d.)

People appearing in slides

GORDON, General Charles George  (1833-1885) – slides 3, 5-9, 13, 15, 17, 20

The E.G. Wood catalogue and the Indispensable handbook use the title Life of General Gordon. The Indispensable handbook attributes this set to Wood, but the slide listing in their catalogue shows that it is clearly the York set.

2 slides known to exist in private collection

6 slides known to exist in private collection

10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000870

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 April 2024

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