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Life in the Arctic regions

A series of 12 square magic lantern slides made by Theobald & Co. around 1890.
In the catalogs of Theobald and Houghton the series is called 'Life in the Arctic regions', but it is also known as 'Scenes in the Arctic Regions'.
1. Ship thrown up on the ice 2. Attacking seals and walrus 3. The dead bear and her cubs
4. Cooking dinner 5. An Esquimaux village 6. An Esquimaux family party
7. Esquimaux ladies and reindeer sledge 8. The expedition ready to start 9. Sliding down the embankment
10. Attacked by a bear 11. Dying of hunger and despair 12. Catching fish
 
Four hand painted slides of a larger set, mounted in a wooden frame. Manufacturer unknown.
 
Three slides of a much larger set, manufacturer unknown. Sizes 3.25" (8.2 cm) square.


Some single slides that I cannot place in a set:
 
Polar Bear Hunting. Large coloured magic lantern slide. Size : ca 23 x 6.5 cm.
 
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