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Slide set: Jane Conquest (recitation: York & Son, 17-18 slides, 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
And her child was dying
Slide 2
Up to her feet rose she
Slide 3
She saw a gallant ship
Slide 4
She sank to her knees and made
Slide 5**
Angel effect. Take though my boy
Slide 6
The snow lay deep
Slide 7
Stood the old grey church
Slide 8
And grasped the rope, sole cord of hope
Slide 9
And then it ceased its ringing
Slide 10
Midst the breakers
Slide 11
Saved from the wreck
Slide 12
Within the silent, darkened room
Slide 13
Sinks fainting on the ground
Slide 14
He finds her lying there
Slide 15
'Tis Harry Conquest
Slide 16
The suffering Boy, her darling Boy
Slide 16a
The suffering Boy, her darling Boy -- Angel effect
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Wright & Co., dates unknown

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1398)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 45)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 297)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 462)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 38)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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

Robert Croft and James Milne, Jane Conquest (n.d.)

Related slide sets

reissue of How Jane Conquest rang the bell (recitation: York & Son, 17 slides, in/before 1887)

possibly same as Jane Conquest (story: Newton & Co., 16-17 slides, in/before 1888)

see generic title Jane Conquest (generic set title – 5 different versions are known)


Dated from Stationer's Hall copyright records.

The Ivens catalogue lists this twice, with substantially the same slide list, but also with references to a replaced earlier version.

The 1898 Wrench and 1909 Tyler catalogues list the slides numbered 1-17, plus 17a; other listings have the 'Introduction' slide unnumbered and the rest numbered 1-16/16a.


19 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004525

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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