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Slide set: Gossip about fairies (lecture: Riley Brothers, 55 slides, 1893)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Slide 2
The Centaur -- a Greek fairy
Slide 3
The Persian Peri
Slide 4
Slide 5
The Nymphs and Narcissus
Slide 6
Slide 7
Fairy Spirits
Slide 8
A Fairy Dance
Slide 9

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Slide 10

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Slide 11
The Fairy Queen
Slide 12
A Fairy Revel
Slide 13
Oberon and Titania
Slide 14
Titania and Bottom
Slide 15
Titania's Disillusion
Slide 16
Robin Goodfellow
Slide 17
Tim on the 'Pooka'
Slide 18
Slide 19
Will o' Wisp
Slide 20
Slide 21
Puck and the Fairy
Slide 22
The God Pan
Slide 23
A Fairy Vision in Pan's Dell
Slide 24
Combing the Goat's Beard
Slide 25
Birth of Tom Thumb
Slide 26
Tom Thumb and the Cow
Slide 27
Tom Thumb and the Giant
Slide 28
Tom Thumb as a Knight
Slide 29
Tom Houlaghan's Sprite
Slide 30
Subterranean Dwarfs
Slide 31
Idle Inny and the Dwarf
Slide 32
The Dwarf knitting Inny's stockings
Slide 33
Rip Van Winkle
Slide 34
The Moonlight Elfin Dance
Slide 35
Slide 36
The Fairy Horse and its Riders
Slide 37
Sabrina and the Nereids
Slide 38
Glaucus and Scylla
Slide 39
The Water Nymph
Slide 40
A Waterside Dance
Slide 41
Slide 42
Hylas carried away by Nymphs
Slide 43
Geoffrey's Mysterious Adventure
Slide 44
The 'Luck of Edenhall'
Slide 45
The Lady of the Lake
Slide 46
Raymond at the Fountain of Thirst
Slide 47
Slide 48
The Legend of Undine
Slide 49
The tricky 'White Ladies'
Slide 50
The White Lady of Avenel
Slide 51
A Rural Fairy Scene
Slide 52
The Fairy and the Flowers
Slide 53
The Huntsman gored by the Fairy Stag
Slide 54
Cruikshank's Fairy Summary
Slide 55
Fairies' Good Night
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 113

“Is the popular lecture upon this subject given in most of the large towns of England, by the well-known lecturer Mr Geo. R. Tweedie, F.C.S., and Member of the Folklore Society. Nothing can be said which will give a better idea of the field over which the popular lecturer travels in describing these stories than the list appended.”

Lucerna ID  3000869

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 6 November 2022

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