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Slide set: Cinderella (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1889)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Poor Ella had to scrub and scour, sweep up the ashes, and sift the cinders
Slide 2
Poor Cinderella helped to dress her sisters in their grand clothes
Slide 3
'Oh, dear!' said the poor girl, 'How I wish -- I wish -- !'
Slide 4
The old lady then waved her wand, and lo! the pumpkin became a splendid carriage
Slide 5
Oh! how lovely Cinderella looked in her fine attire!
Slide 6
Then she kissed her kind godmother, stepped into her grand carriage, and drove off gaily
Slide 7**
As soon as Cinderella entered the ballroom, led by the gallant young Prince
Slide 8
Cinderella started and rushed from the palace in such haste
Slide 9
The next day, a herald went through the town
Slide 10
Her two sisters were not slow to come forward to make the trial
Slide 11
At that moment, in came the fairy godmother and waved her wand over Cinderella
Slide 12
Everybody rejoiced at the wedding
** 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 John Piggott, 1897

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 770)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Retail price
12s. (Medland) in 1889; 5s. (Wood) in 1894
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1889)
Reading or song

‘Cinderella’ in Readings in prose and verse

Related slide sets

reissue of Cinderella (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1893)

see generic title Cinderella (generic set title – 16 different versions are known)


The slide titles listed here are taken from the reading; the slides themselves carry no titles.


12 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide in Dodie Masterman Collection

Lucerna ID  3005967

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 June 2017

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