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Slide set: The road to Heaven (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)

This is a generic set title used to group together several different items covering the same subject.
These are mainly used in situations (e.g. catalogue references, reviews of shows etc.) where a set is referred to without making clear exactly which version is meant.

generic title for The road to Heaven (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, in/before 1887)

generic title for The road to Heaven (recitation: York & Son, 8 slides, 1890)

generic title for The road to Heaven (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 7-9 slides, 1891)

Events where this set was shown

[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, Sheerness, Kent, England, 20 March 1889)

Lime-light entertainment (lantern entertainment, Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, 12 December 1890)

Lantern address (lantern service, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, 3 January 1893)

Magic lantern entertainment (lantern entertainment, Richhill, County Armagh, Ireland, 26 February 1895)

Sacred musical service (lantern service, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, 5 January 1896)

lantern and cinematograph exhibition (lantern entertainment, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, 26 March 1898)

Magic lantern entertainment (lantern entertainment, Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand, April 1899)

Magic lantern exhibition (lantern entertainment, Gore, South Island, New Zealand, 21 December 1900)

For generic set titles, the set shown at these events may have been any one of the related sets listed above.

Lucerna ID  3006854

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 June 2012

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