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Slide set: Three weeks in the United States and Canada (lecture: Valentine & Sons, 30 slides, in/before 1887)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
S.S. Parisian
Slide 2
Halifax -- Nova Scotia
Slide 3**
Boston -- City Hall
Slide 4
Boston -- Public Gardens
Slide 5
Boston -- Square
Slide 6


no image available
Slide 7


no image available
Slide 8
New York -- City Hall
Slide 9
New York -- Central Park
Slide 10
New York -- Central Park, the Lake
Slide 11
New York -- Brooklyn Ferry Boat
Slide 12
Philadelphia -- Chestnut Street
Slide 13
Philadelphia -- Independence Hall
Slide 14
Baltimore -- Harbour
Slide 15
Baltimore -- Market Street
Slide 16


no image available
Slide 17


no image available
Slide 18**
St Louis
Slide 19


no image available
Slide 20
Niagara Falls
Slide 21
Montreal -- Shooting the Rapids
Slide 22


no image available
Slide 23
Montreal -- St James' Street
Slide 24
Montreal -- Post Office and Bank
Slide 25
Montreal -- Victoria Square
Slide 26**
Montreal -- Church of the Jesuits
Slide 27
Quebec -- From the River
Slide 28
Quebec -- The Citadel
Slide 29
Quebec -- Breakneck Stairs
Slide 30


no image available
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other reference
1888
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 257

“Starting with a view of S.S. Parisian, we are shown Halifax (Nova Scotia), Boston (3), New York (6), Philadelphia (2), Baltimore (2), Capitol and White House at Washington Then with single glances at St. Louis, Chicago, and Niagara Falls, we pass into Canada, where we have six of Montreal, and four of Quebec.”

Lucerna ID  3000413

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 April 2024

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