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Slide set: The Parables of Our Lord (religious: Newton & Co., 24 slides, in/before 1899)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The Sower
Slide 2
The Good Samaritan
Slide 3
Parable of the Lilies
Slide 4
The Lost Sheep
Slide 5
Lost Piece of Silver
Slide 6
The Prodigal Son a Boy at Home
Slide 7**
The Prodigal Son receiving his Portion
Slide 8**
The Prodigal Son leaving Home for the far Country
Slide 9
The Prodigal Son -- Riotous Living in the far Country
Slide 10**
The Prodigal Son -- a Mighty Famine, begging for Work
Slide 11**
The Prodigal Son feeding Swine, utterly destitute
Slide 12**
The Prodigal's return Home, thoroughly repentant
Slide 13**
A Happy Meeting, Father and Son
Slide 14
The Prodigal having the best Robe put on
Slide 15
The Festival in honour of his Return
Slide 16**
A righteous Father pacifies the Brother's anger
Slide 17
Lazarus at the Rich Man's gate
Slide 18
The Good Shepherd
Slide 19

no image available
Slide 20
Householder hiring Labourers
Slide 21
The Rich Man's Feast. 'This night thy Soul shall be required of thee'
Slide 22
Pharisee and Publican
Slide 23
The Wise and Foolish Virgins
Slide 24

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

in stock of Newton & Co., 1899-1948 (item ref. EO)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1899)
Related slide set

see generic title The Parables of Our Lord (generic set title – 6 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

DORÉ, Gustave  (1832-1883) – creator of source image(s), slide 22

People appearing in slides

CHRIST, Jesus  (fl. C1st) – slides 4, 22


7 slides known to exist in private collection

22 slides in The Hive, Worcester

22 slides in A.H. Whinfield Collection

Lucerna ID  3006561

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 2 March 2022

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