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Slide set: The curtain: or, a peep into the future (recitation: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 16 slides, in/before 1897)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The curtain (introductory)
Slide 2
She was walking in the garden
Slide 3
It was her only bar to joyousness
Slide 4
Oh! please to raise the screen
Slide 5
All happy then as now
Slide 6
I'm sure I'm saying yes
Slide 7
My sister, oh! my darling
Slide 8
I should like to be a bride
Slide 9
In an unknown, lofty chamber
Slide 10
A romping, childish throng
Slide 11
The others, where are they?
Slide 12
Drop the curtain now, she pleaded
Slide 13
For the sleeper was his mother
Slide 14
Not a friend seemed missing there
Slide 15
Every angel face she knew
Slide 16
I wish I had not asked to look within the veil
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1897-1914 (item ref. 1000)

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 799)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 114)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1897)
Reading or song

‘The curtain’ in The lovers' strategy [etc.] (c.1894)

Related slide set

see generic title The curtain (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


16 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3001269

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 March 2024

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