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Slide set: The scarlet letter (story: Riley Brothers, 50 slides, 1896)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introductory Slide
Slide 2
The Prison in Prison Lane
Slide 3
The Procession to the Market Place
Slide 4
The Scaffold in the Market Place
Slide 5
Hester on the Scaffold
Slide 6
The Minister addresses Hester
Slide 7
Hester in Prison
Slide 8
Hester and Chillingworth
Slide 9
Hester in her Cottage
Slide 10
Hester and her Persecutors
Slide 11**
Little Pearl sees the Scarlet Letter
Slide 12
Little Pearl throws Flowers at the Letter
Slide 13
The Visit to the Governor's
Slide 14
Hester appeals to Mr Dimmesdale
Slide 15
Pearl caresses Mr Dimmesdale
Slide 16
Mr Dimmesdale and his Deacons
Slide 17
Doctor and Patient
Slide 18
Chillingworth and the Herbs
Slide 19
Little Pearl sees the Minister
Slide 20
Chillingworth makes a discovery
Slide 21
The idolised Pastor
Slide 22
The Minister's Vigil
Slide 23
The Company on the Scaffold
Slide 24
Hester Nursing the Sick
Slide 25
Hester and Chillingworth
Slide 26
Roger leaves Hester
Slide 27
Little Pearl makes a Green Letter
Slide 28
Hester and Pearl in the Forest
Slide 29
Hester Pleads for Forgiveness
Slide 30
Sunshine in the Forest
Slide 31
Pearl at the Brook
Slide 32
Pearl resents the Minister's kiss
Slide 33
The Minister leaves Hester
Slide 34
The Witch Lady accosts Hester
Slide 35
The Minister and the Lady
Slide 36
The Minister in his Study
Slide 37
The Minister writes a new Sermon
Slide 38
Waiting for the Procession
Slide 39
The Captain speaking to Hester
Slide 40
The Procession to the Church
Slide 41
The Witch and Little Pearl
Slide 42
Hester in the Crowd
Slide 43
The Crowd applauds the Minister
Slide 44
The Minister at the Scaffold
Slide 45
The Avowal
Slide 46
Mr Dimmesdale's Funeral
Slide 47
Roger Chillingworth's Death
Slide 48
The Wedding
Slide 49
Hester in her Cottage
Slide 50
The Tombstone
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1896-1914 (item ref. 874)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

William E. Abel, The scarlet letter (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1896)

People involved in slide production

PRESTON, Miss Nannie  (1873-1950) – creator of source image(s), all 50 slides


51 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001146

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 March 2016

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