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Slide set: Slum life in our great cities (lecture: Archer & Sons, 54 slides, 1892)

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


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Slide 2
Homeless
Slide 3
Raw Material
Slide 4
Three Little Ones
Slide 5
Stunted Growth
Slide 6
Playing at 'Jacks'
Slide 7
Having their dinner
Slide 8
Fond of Flowers
Slide 9
Twelve o'clock. Still Undressed
Slide 10
Smiling Face
Slide 11
Sunday Trading
Slide 12
Slum Merchants
Slide 13
A Noble Boy
Slide 14
'I can't give it up'
Slide 15
What are they doing? Pitch and Toss
Slide 16
At the Fountain
Slide 17
Playing at Soldiers
Slide 18
'Ring a Roses'
Slide 19
Group
Slide 20
City Churchyards
Slide 21
'Beautiful Locks'
Slide 22
A Proud Mother
Slide 23
'A Blossom'
Slide 24
A Rescued Woman
Slide 25
A Motley Group
Slide 26
'Busy Knitting'
Slide 27
Slum Donkey
Slide 28
Baby in Chair
Slide 29


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Slide 30


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Slide 31


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Slide 32
Coffee Stall
Slide 33
Old Rosy
Slide 34
Busy Mothers
Slide 35


no image available
Slide 36


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Slide 37


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Slide 38


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Slide 39


no image available
Slide 40
A Blind Woman
Slide 41
'Fine Mackerel, sir'
Slide 42
At the Market
Slide 43


no image available
Slide 44
The Bloater Shop
Slide 45
'Five a Penny, sir'
Slide 46
A Hard Bed
Slide 47
See Cream
Slide 48
'Sit Outside'
Slide 49
Blind
Slide 50
Slum Bookstall
Slide 51
A Quiet Flirtation
Slide 52**
'Charming Birds'
Slide 53
'Three Balls a Penny!'
Slide 54
Ragged Boys
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides
54
Manufacturer

Archer & Sons, England

Other related organisations

in stock of Archer & Sons, 1892

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 597)

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 33331-33384)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 70)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 177)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
photograph
Main usage of set
lecture
Retail price
£2 14s. for the set in 1892 (1s. per slide)
Date of first manufacture
1892
Reading or song

Slum life in our large cities (Liverpool: Archer & Sons, 1892)

Related slide set

see generic title Slum life (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

GRIMSHAW, Walter  (1854-1896) – photographer, all 54 slides

Notes

Some references use the title Slum life in our large cities, but Slum life in our great cities seems more common and appears on the title slide.

Collections

44 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000910

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 July 2021

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