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Slide set: The heroes of the lifeboat (lecture: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, 1887-1893)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The Launch of the Lifeboat
Slide 2
The Lifeboat amidst the foaming billows; Ship in distance
Slide 3
Lifeboat under sail, nearing the vessel
Slide 4**
Lifeboat going off to the wreck
Slide 5
Lifeboat overturned
Slide 6
The sole survivor of the wreck
Slide 7
A ship on Fire; Lifeboat to the rescue
Slide 8
Firing Signal Rocket Life Saving Apparatus
Slide 9
A night on the Goodwin Sands
Slide 10
Lifeboat men boarding the vessel
Slide 11
Leaving the Goodwin Sands victorious
Slide 12
Return to Shore
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue entries (4)
J. Theobald and Company's extra special illustrated catalogue of magic lanterns, slides and apparatus (London: Theobald & Co., c.1893), 30

“Copied by special permission of the National Lifeboat Institution. This set shows the deeds of daring and bravery done by our Lifeboat crews. It is a stirring set which cannot fail to be popular everywhere; for the private circle, lectures, or those seeking to aid the Lifeboat cause and interest others in its work.”

1903-4 price list: photographic apparatus and materials (London: George Houghton & Son, 1903), 767
Price list of photographic apparatus and materials (London: Houghton's Ltd, 1905), 897
Lucerna ID  3005018

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 October 2018

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