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The land of the pigtail: or Chinese life.

A set of twelve square (8.3 x 8.3 cm) magic lantern slides made by Theobald & Co., England.
1. Peking. 2. A visit of State. 3. Chinese Policeman with Prisoners.
4. One form of Chinese punishment. 5. Another form of Chinese punishment. 6. Opium Smoking.
7. Chinese Parcel Delivery. 8. Chinese Merchants. 9. Chinese Ladies Travelling.
10. A Chinese Cemetery. 11. Chinese Theatres. 12. A Chinese Mandarin of High Rank.

Picturesque Ireland.
A set of twelve square (8.3 x 8.3 cm) magic lantern slides made by Theobald & Co., England. Each slide has the title at the bottom of the image.


Life in Africa.
A set of twelve square (8.3 x 8.3 cm) magic lantern slides made by Theobald & Co., England.
1. Shooting the Rapids. 2. An Encampment. 3. A Monkey Grove.
4. Canoes attacked by Hippopotamus. 5. Carrying Tusks of Ivory. 6. The Slave Market.
7. Wild Africa Warfare. 8. Caravan in the Dessert. 9. An Armed Contingent.
10. African Canoe Warfare. 11. An Explorer's Party on the March. 12. African Royalty.
 
Continental views.
A set of twelve square (8.3 x 8.3 cm) magic lantern slides made by Theobald & Co., England. The same set was probably also published by J. Barnard & Son, England.
 
1. Rome. 2. Naples. 3. Venice. 4. Madrid.
5. Cadiz. 6. Grenada. 7. Isola Bella. 8. Tivoli.
9. Valentia. 10. Barcelona. 11. Sicily. 12. Xeres, or Jeres de la Frontera.
 


Seven hand-painted magic lantern slides in a wooden frame from a much larger set. The hand-written captions are quite difficult to read; the box they came in simply said 'Uganda' on the lid.
Uganda.



The slides measure 6.5 x 4.2 inches; the manufacturer is Newton & Co, London.
 
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