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Slide set: Natural phenomena: [3.25 inch square format] (lecture: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, 1886-1889)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Prairie on Fire
Slide 2**
The mud springs at Tiki Teri
Slide 3**
The lake of Fire
Slide 4**
The Pink Terraces and Hot Lakes, New Zealand
Slide 5
Slide 6
Slide 7**
Waterspout or Geyser
Slide 8
Boiling Lakes
Slide 9
Slide 10
Aurora Borealis
Slide 11
Slide 12

no image available
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894

in stock of James Lancaster & Son, 1897

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 739)

in stock of Houghton's Ltd, 1905 (item ref. 6)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Retail price
5s. (Wood) in 1894
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1886, latest possible 1889)
Reading or song

‘Natural phenomena’ in Readings in prose and verse

Related slide sets

see generic title Natural phenomena (generic set title – 10 different versions are known)

also issued as Natural phenomena: [3.25 x 4 inch format] (lecture: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, n.d.)


Unlike most of the sets of this title, the images for this set seem not to be taken from Josiah Whymper's Phenomena of nature, possibly for copyright reasons.


10 slides known to exist in private collection

6 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005015

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 May 2024

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