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Slide set: The life of Christ: second series (religious: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
The adoration of the shepherds
Slide 2**
The adoration of the wise men
Slide 3**
The flight into Egypt
Slide 4**
Jesus in the Temple with the doctors
Slide 5**
The sermon on the mount
Slide 6**
The entry into Jerusalem
Slide 7**
The Betrayal in the garden
Slide 8**
Jesus condemned to die
Slide 9**
The Crucifixion, soldiers casting lots for the garment
Slide 10**
The burial
Slide 11**
The frightened soldiers gazing at the rising Saviour
Slide 12
The astonished disciples witnessing the ascending of Christ
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of James Lancaster & Son, 1897

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1893)
Reading or song

‘The life of Christ: second series’ in Readings in prose and verse

Related slide sets

continued from The life of Christ: first series (religious: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1889)

see generic title The life of Christ (generic set title – 9 different versions are known)

People appearing in slides

CHRIST, Jesus  (fl. C1st), all 12 slides


The illustrated slides have been damaged by heat and as a result their images are indistinct.


12 slides known to exist in private collection

11 slides in Dodie Masterman Collection

Lucerna ID  3005885

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 June 2017

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