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Part 2.
John Gilpin.

Set of 10 hand painted magic lantern slides.
They are mounted in mahogany frames measuring 7" x 4" (10 x 18 cm). The glass image measures 3 3/8" (8.5 cm) in diameter.

 
 


Ernst Plank (E.P.), Germany, produced a set of 12 long magic lantern slides that represent six well-known stories divided into two slides each. These are the two slides that deal with the story of John Gilpin.
 
A wonderful series of ten square magic lantern slides mounted in a wooden frame measuring 16.5 x 10 cm made by NEWTON of FLEET STREET LONDON, 'By Appointment to her Majesty Queen Victoria'.
 
A set of twelve square magic lantern slides.

Possibly the maker is Theobald & Co. England.
 
The History of John Gilpin.

Six hand-painted magic lantern slides in a wooden frame. The dimensions are 18 x 10 cm, the diameter of the glass slide is 8.2 cm.

The slides are numbered 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7. So no. 4 is missing and the complete series is probably larger. The manufacturer is Carpenter Westley.
 
Of course the story of John Gilpin is also included in Butchers famous Junior Lecturers' Series.



The slides were sold as a set of eight in a cardboard box.

Now let us sing, Long live the King,
And Gilpin, long live he;
And when he next doth ride abroad.
May I be there to see.
 
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