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Slide set: The light of the world: or scenes from the life of Christ (religious: Walter Tyler, 50 slides, in/before 1897)

Known references to this set
Thomas Bedding (editor), The British Journal photographic almanac and photographer's daily companion 1898 (London: Greenwood & Co., 1897), 103

“In presenting the Life of Jesus Christ by means of reproduction from the canvases of some of the greatest masters of the art of painting, it will be well to bear in mind some of its most striking and unique characteristics. No person in the world, and for the moment we are thinking of Jesus of Nazareth as a character of history, has so largely entered into the thought, been so often on the lips, and so supremely touched the hearts of men as that of Jesus Christ. No life has been the subject of so much disputation and analysis, or been more widely read and perseveringly written about. Yet what are its details, and how have they been preserved to us? What is it that has made the name of Jesus such a power in the world? The secret surely is to be found in the beautiful picture which introduces to us the subject of the lecture, 'The Light of the World'.”

Catalogue entry
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 107
Lucerna ID  3004465

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 May 2023

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