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Slide set: The star of Bethlehem (generic set title – 5 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 star of Bethlehem (song: York & Son, 6 slides, 1899)

generic title for The star of Bethlehem (song: Bamforth & Co., 9 slides, 1895)

generic title for The star of Bethlehem (song: G.M. Mason, 9 slides, in/after 1887)

generic title for Star of Bethlehem (song: manufacturer unknown, 4 slides, in/before 1909)

generic title for The star of Bethlehem: new series (song: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1907)

Events where this set was shown

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

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

Lucerna ID  3006911

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 March 2024

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