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Slide set: Portraits: historical and others (portrait: Newton & Co., 209-231 slides, in/before 1899)

Descriptive data for this set
Other related organisation

in stock of Newton & Co., 1899-1902 (item ref. DN)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1899)
Related slide sets

see generic title Portraits (generic set title – 7 different versions are known)

reissued as Portraits: historical and others (portrait: Newton & Co., 777 slides, 1903-1909)

People involved in slide production

DAVID, Jacques-Louis  (1748-1825) – creator of source image(s), slide 19

RAPHAEL  [pseudonym of SANZIO DA URBINO, Raffaello  (1483-1520)] – creator of source image(s), slide 1


The 1899 Newton catalogue lists slides 1-209; the 1902 supplement lists slides 228-231. Slides 210-227 were probably added in 1901, when this set was included in Newton's OMLJ advert for 'new lantern slides'.

Lucerna ID  3009977

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 January 2021

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