Contact us


Slide sets


Other images









Slide set: The Spanish-American War (lecture: Riley Brothers, 50 slides, 1898)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
The case for the rebels
Slide 1
Map of Cuba
Slide 2
Spanish Guerilla Force in Cuba
Slide 3
General Weyler
Slide 4
The Sacking of Jaruca
Slide 5
Maceo and Garcia, Insurgent Leaders
Slide 6
Gomez, Insurgent Leader
Slide 7
San Cristobal, Shelters erected in the streets
Slide 8
Spaniards bringing in prisoners from the country
Slide 9
San Juan after a Spanish Raid
Slide 10
Reconcentrados dying from starvation
Slide 11
Receiving daily allowance of Codfish
Slide 12
The largest Relief Station in Havana
Why America intervened, and how
Slide 13**
The U.S. Battleship 'Maine'
Slide 14**
Explosion of the 'Maine'
Slide 15**
The 'Maine' after the explosion
Slide 16
Wounded 'Maine' soldiers at Key West Hospital
Slide 17
President McKinley
Slide 18
General Woodford, U.S. Ambassador to Spain
Slide 19
Uncle Sam calls for volunteers
Slide 20
Morro Castle, Havana
Slide 21
Admiral Sampson
Slide 22
U.S. Battleship 'New York'
Slide 23
U.S. Battleship 'Iowa'
Slide 24
The Spanish Royal Family
Slide 25
Group of Spanish Leaders
Slide 26
General Blanco
Slide 27
Slide 28
Bombardment of Matanzas
Slide 29
American Cruisers chasing suspected vessels
Slide 30
The U.S. Asiatic Squadron on the way to Manila
Slide 31
Slide 32
Battle of Manila
Slide 33
Admiral Dewey in Action
Slide 34
Admiral Dewey
Slide 35
Porto Rica. Bombardment of San Juan
Slide 36
Admiral Cervera's Fleet
Slide 37
Santiago Harbour
Slide 38
The Sea Entrance, showing where the 'Merrimac' was sunk
Slide 39**
The Sinking of the 'Merrimac'
Slide 40
New York Cavalry leaving for Cuba
Slide 41
American Military Leaders
Slide 42
Captain Evans (Fighting Bob) inspecting his men
Slide 43
The Siege of Santiago
Slide 44
General Shafter
Slide 45
Spanish soldiers in Santiago
Slide 46
Morro Castle, Santiago
Slide 47
Admiral Cervera's dash for Freedom
Slide 48
Destruction of Cervera's Fleet
Slide 49
Admiral Cervera
Slide 50
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 203

“The views of places are mostly from photographs; the incidents in the war are from good sketches and woodcuts, etc. The whole forms a very complete series, and the pictures are very good and effective.”

Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1909), 176
Lucerna ID  3001290

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 June 2021

How to cite this record: all the information in Lucerna is freely available for use for any legal non-commercial purpose. If you use any of the information or any images from this page, please credit Lucerna in the following (or an equivalent) style:

  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource,, item 3001290. Accessed 19 June 2024.

All Lucerna data is published in good faith as the latest known version of the information, but without any guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. If you can correct or add to our information, or supply any images, please Contact us.

Using images from Lucerna: all the digital images on the Lucerna site are available to use for any legal non-commercial purpose, free of charge, if you acknowledge their source and include any copyright statement as it appears under the image. The images are relatively low-resolution, and not intended for print reproduction or projection. If you need a higher-resolution version of the image(s) on this page, please Contact us to ask about availability.