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Slide set: The torn Bible (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 torn bible (story: T.T. Wing, at least 24 slides, in/before 1911)

generic title for The torn Bible: a service of song (service of song: York & Son, 30 slides, in/before 1906)

generic title for The torn Bible: or, Hubert's best friend (service of song: Walter Tyler, 30 slides, in/before 1892)

Events where this set was shown

[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, 4 January 1899)

[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, Addlestone, Surrey, England, 1903)

[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Thornley, County Durham, England, October 1895)

[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Englefield Green, Surrey, England, 1900)

The torn Bible (lantern lecture, Wheelock, Cheshire, England, 4 January 1898)

[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Alnwick, Northumberland, England, 1897)

[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Membury, Devon, England, 1901)

[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, Aller, Somerset, England, 1900)

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

Lucerna ID  3007617

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 July 2019

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