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Slide set: The new kingdom (song: Bamforth & Co., 7-8 slides, 1897)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Intro.: Two little friendless children
Slide 2**
She would tell him a wonderful story she had heard of a Kingdom called Home
Slide 3**
(Effect) Roses that cost not a penny, grew in a garden fair
Slide 4**
They wished that a stranger would come
Slide 5**
One night when the snow was falling, he came for the old sweet tale
Slide 6**
(Effect) To show her the beautiful pathway
Slide 6a
Angel effect
Slide 7**
That led to the Kingdom called Home
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of WMSSU, dates unknown

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Mary Mark Lemon and Berthold Tours, The new kingdom (London: W. Morley & Co., 1885)

Related slide set

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


The set appears to have been available in two versions, one for a single lantern, with the effects combined into single slides, and the other with separate effects for use with a double lantern.


8 slides known to exist in private collection

7 slides in The Hecht Collection: Screen Archive South East (University of Brighton)

Lucerna ID  3002237

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 May 2024

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