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Just a lot of magic lantern slide sets depicting Biblical stories.

The Rich Fool.
The Parable of the Rich Fool is a parable of Jesus which appears in Luke 12:1621. It depicts the futility of the belief that wealth can secure prosperity or a good life. A set of four square magic lantern slides made by Riley Brothers, England, 1894.

Scripture Subjects - Carpenter & Westley.
A beautiful set of 12 magic lantern slides. Round glasses in an elongated mahogany frame, dimensions 35 x 10 x 1 cm. Circa 1870.
Various Biblical subjects from the Old and New Testament.

All slides have an embossed text: 'COPPER PLATE SLIDES. SCRIPTURE SUBJECTS ', together with a number from 1 to 12, and the name and address of the manufacturer' Carpenter & Westley, 24 Regent Street, London '.

Most slides have three round glasses with pictures, four of them have four glasses.
 
Calvary

A wonderful set of six magic lantern slides made by York & Son, England after the song 'Calvary' van Henry Vaughan and Paul Rodney (London: Enoch & Sons, 1885).

Size: 8.2 x 8.2 cm.
In the top left corner a triangular label with York's well-known trademark.
1. The pilgrims throng through the city gates 2. They go to watch on Calvary's Hill
3. As they list to His words of love 4. O lay down thy burden, O come unto Me
5. For looking on high to the Cross He bore 6. Though life may be dreary, earth is not thy goal
 
Sacret Song Calvary
 
Golgotha.


Bamforth also made a series of slides based on the song 'Calvary'.

Ten square magic lantern slides measuring 8.2 x 8.2 cm.
    1. Intro. with Title
2. The pilgrims throng thro' the city gates 3. They go to watch on Calvary's hill 4. Though dark be the way, with eyes of faith
5. They gaze on His cross above 6. As they list to His words of love 7. Rest, rest to the weary, peace, peace in the soul
8. O lay down thy burden. O, come unto Me 9. They hear the voice of the King 10. Though life may be dreary earth is not thy goal
 
The King of Love my Shepherd is.
A set of 6 slides made by York & Son, England, after the hymn of the same name by Henry Baker. This set is part of a series 'Illustrated hymns' , number 146.
   
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