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Slide set: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: miscellaneous and unidentified slides] (miscellaneous: manufacturer unknown, at least 46 slides, n.d.)

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Slide 32
Tower of London, from Tower Hill
Slide 34
Crown Jewels, Tower of London
Good Night
Rigi Railway
Water is Best
When I survey the wondrous Cross
Egyptians drowned in Red Sea
H.M. the Queen
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon
Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-on-Avon
Copy of King and Queen
Professor Charles Darwin
[Marquess of Hartington]
Herbert Spencer
[Pope Pius X surrounded by cardinals]
Slide 27
[Tower Bridge, London, with bascules raised]
[Two men walking along Victoria Embankment, London]
St Paul's, London
Slide 1
[St Paul's Cathedral, London]
Shelley Memorial, Christchurch
Rose of Sharon
[Statue of Sir Francis Drake, Plymouth Hoe, Devon, England]
[Three men standing in front of two saddled camels]
[Man wearing uniform sitting on horse]
Facets on Eye of Butterfly
H. lupulina. Common Swift
Proboscis of Butterfly
Adder. Dead -- Spirit Specimen, Ilfracombe Museum
Grass Snake Head -- Spirit Specimen, Ilfracombe Museum
Adder. Photo, Museum, Ilfracombe
Head of snake -- side, top, below
Slow Worm, Baby, Photo, Ilfracombe Museum
Bat -- Expanded
Atlantic Grey Seals, Lundy
A Bat
Crocodiles at the Zoo
[Millbay Cleaners, 107 High Street, Ilfracombe]
[Southcombes Bakery, High Street, Ilfracombe]
[Halifax Building Society / H.R. Davison, Ilfracombe]
Good Night
The Compliments of the Season
A Collection Will Now be Made
Good Night

PALMER, Mervyn, F.R.G.S.  (1882-1954) – slide maker, slides [11], [14]-[15]

PALMER, Mervyn, F.R.G.S.  (1882-1954) – photographer, slides [34], [36]

People appearing in slides

ALEXANDRA, Queen   (1844-1925) – slide [11]

DARWIN, Charles  (1809-1882) – slide [12]

DEVONSHIRE, 8th Duke of   (1833-1908) – slide [14]

DRAKE, Sir Francis  (c.1540-1596) – slide [24]

EDWARD VII, King   (1841-1910) – slide [11]

PIUS X, Pope   (1835-1914) – slide [16]

SHELLEY, Percy  (1792-1822) – slide [21]

SPENCER, Herbert  (1820-1903) – slide [15]

VICTORIA, Queen   (1819-1901) – slide [8]


This 'set' is a holding area for slides from the Ilfracombe collection that have not yet been positively identified with other published sets.

Lucerna ID  3008863

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 March 2018

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