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Slide set: Africa and the Africans (lecture: Newton & Co., 54 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set
Catalogue of magic lanterns, dissolving-view apparatus, and lantern slides (London: Newton & Co., 1899), 488

“Principally from Drawings.”

Catalogue of science lanterns, optical lanterns, dissolving-view apparatus, and lantern slides (London: Newton & Co., 1909), 460

“Principally from Drawings.”

Catalogue of lantern slides: part II (London: Newton & Co., 1913), 677

“Principally from Drawings.”

Other reference
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 249

“We have here views of Cape Colony, of Waterfalls, of Tangiers, Ascension Island, Madiera, St. Vincent, and St. Helena, as well as Maps and a Portrait of Livingstone. The miscellaneous slides include Mumbo Jumbo, or Lynch Law, the Tomb of Napoleon, and one each of the capture of, and interior of, a Slave Ship.”

Lucerna ID  3005160

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 April 2021

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