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Slide set: A true story of the old coaching days (story: York & Son, 10 slides, 1882-1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The Guard had been 'tipped' to look after me
Slide 2
We all got out of the Coach and started for the House
Slide 3

no image available
Slide 4
Mr Williams led the way to the Cottage
Slide 5
I undressed a little, took down my hair
Slide 6
A man crept slowly out from under my bed
Slide 7
Walked to the table opposite my door
Slide 8
Then all the lights came together at the door
Slide 9
My hair had turned quite white
Slide 10
The wretched man was escaping
Other related organisations

in stock of C. Gray, , dates unknown (item ref. 44)

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1892

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1799)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 438)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1882, latest possible 1888)
Source of slide images
Reading or song
People appearing in slides

YORK, Frederick  (1823-1903) – slide 1


Issue 991 of Chambers's Journal, to which this item is credited in several catalogue entries, was published in December 1882.


9 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004506

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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