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Slide set: Life in England past and present (lecture: Newton & Co., at least 65 slides, n.d.)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 6
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 26
The First Railway Carriage
Slide 28
First locomotive passing Great Grimsby Church
Slide 32
[Cugnot demonstrates his steam car]
Slide 32b
London Docks
Slide 41
[...] in pearl and gold
Slide 65
Queen Elizabeth after [her coronation]
New Eddystone Lighthouse
[Forth Railway Bridge]
[Mary, Queen of Scots]
[Slide title unknown]
[...] costumes in [1837]
Other related organisation

in stock of Newton & Co., , dates unknown (item ref. BFD)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
People involved in slide production

FORESTIER, Amédée  (1854-1930) – creator of source image(s), slide 32

People appearing in slides

ELIZABETH I, Queen   (1533-1603) – slides 41, 65

MARY I OF SCOTLAND, Queen   (1542-1587) – slide [110]


This set is known to have existed based on some slides now in a private collection; it has not yet been identified in Newton's catalogues, but probably (based on its Newton stock reference code) first appeared in the early 1920s.


1 slide known to exist in private collection

11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3009363

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 July 2017

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