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Slide set: A famous orator: an evening with John B. Gough (lecture: UK Band of Hope Union, 50 slides, 1899)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Hymn -- 'The Temperance Cause is calling'
Slide 2
Title; with Portrait, Birthplace, and Residence
Slide 3
John's Accident
Slide 4
A famous Reader
Slide 5
John's first Earnings
Slide 6
Off to America
Slide 7
Arrival of John's Mother and Sister
Slide 8
The Mother's Death
Slide 9
John's downward course
Slide 10
Signing the Pledge
Slide 11
The young Orator
Slide 12
Water -- God's gift to Man
Slide 13

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Slide 14
An unsafe Example
Slide 15
Be kind to the Drunkard's Children
Slide 16

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Slide 17
A Boy's Consistency
Slide 18
Jesus at the Well
Slide 19
The Hand held up for Jesus
Slide 20
It's somebody's Boy
Slide 21
The Rapids. Gliding along
Slide 22
The Rapids. On the brink
Slide 23
Betty and the Bear
Slide 24
The Serpent's Promise
Slide 25
'Boots! Boots!'
Slide 26
The stolen Testament
Slide 27
'Man the lifeboat.' The Wreck
Slide 28

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Slide 29
'Man the lifeboat.' The Rescue
Slide 30
What Children can do
Slide 31
Hymn -- 'No more strong drink'
Slide 32
At Niagara. Fascination
Slide 33
At Niagara. Lost
Slide 34
Broken Promises
Slide 35
'I'm as good as you'
Slide 36
A pathetic Story
Slide 37
The Boys and the Seeds
Slide 38
The Mad Dog
Slide 39
The Old Brewery
Slide 40
Little Mary
Slide 41
Slide 42
The First Glass
Slide 43
The Emperor and the Prisoner
Slide 44
'I cannot find the brake'
Slide 45
Fighting the Floods. 'Here's the Master'
Slide 46
Fighting the Floods. The broken dyke
Slide 47
Fighting the Floods. 'Down on your knees'
Slide 48
Presentation at Exeter Hall
Slide 49
Dying in harness
Slide 50

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The optical magic lantern journal: volume 10 number 125 (October 1899), xvii

“Comprising 50 Slides, mostly from Drawings specially prepared by talented Artists in very superior style.

It describes the most interesting and important incidents in the life of John B. Gough, and illustrates a number of those thrilling and graphic stories which have done so much to make his orations popular.

Lecture Reading, 6d.”

Catalogue entries (4)
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 292-293
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 288-289
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 180-181

“Comprising fifty slides from drawings specially prepared by talented artists. It illustrates a number of those graphic and thrilling stories in the life of John B. Gough.”

Lucerna ID  3001675

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 March 2024

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