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Slide set: Santa Claus and his visits on Christmas Eve (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Christmas Eve at the Grange
Slide 2
Santa Claus with his sack of good things
Slide 3

no image available
Slide 4
Approaching the house
Slide 5**
Going down the Chimney
Slide 6
Santa Claus discovered
Slide 7
He hurries away
Slide 8
He fills the stockings
Slide 9
Delight of the Children
Slide 10
He visits a lowly dwelling
Slide 11
And fills Stockings with good things
Slide 12
Children awake to find him gone
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of C. Gray, dates unknown

in stock of Theobald & Co., 1893

in stock of James Lancaster & Son, 1897

in stock of John Piggott, 1897

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 768)

in stock of Houghton's Ltd, 1905 (item ref. 32)

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

11 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005968

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 February 2021

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