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Lantern slides
A large quantity of wood-mounted, hand-painted, lantern slides, including twelve Carpenter & Westley Copperplate animal slides, eleven procession slides and strip slides, each wood-mounted (mostly some incomplete); fifty 7 x 3¾ inch wood-mounted hand-painted/coloured slides mostly stamped Carpenter & Westley, 24 Regent St., London, including a coloured photographic slide with manuscript title Revd. W. P. Hulton, in a iron-bound wood trunk, the top stamped W.P.H.
Provenance
WILLIAM PRESTON HULTON (1806-1870), THENCE BY FAMILY DESCENT TO THE VENDOR.

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THE MAJORITY OF THE 7 X 3¾ INCH SLIDES, ARE WITH MANUSCRIPT TITLES AS FOLLOWS:THE TEMPTATION
THE DELUGE
CHRIST BLESSING LITTLE CHILDREN
THE EXPULSION FROM PARADISE
HORSEMANSHIP
MY DOG
CHRISTIANITY PREACHED TO THE ANCIENT BRITONS
INFANT SAMUEL
THE PEACEABLE KINGDOM
EDINBURGH FROM CARLTON HILL
CHAPEN OF ST HELENA (DAY)
CHILLON
MELROSE ABBEY (NIGHT)
EDINBURGH FROM THE GRASS MARKET
STAFFA
FINGALS CAVE
EDINBURGH
HOLYROOD CHAPEL
LOCH LEVEN CASTLE
WELCOME
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
LOUGH KIRK GLASGOW
BURNS MONUMENT
FALLS OF THE CADNUS
GIANT'S CAUSEWAY
GIANT'S CAUSEWAY (VARIANT)
VIEW OF LONDON IN THE 16TH CENTURY
S.W. ANGLE OF TEMPLE WALL
STORMING THE MALAKOFF
FAIRY LAKE
TOMB OF ABSOLUTION
VIEW IN S AMERICA
SPEKE HALL
CAVE. THE GIANT'S CAUSEWAY [NEWTON]
SPOILS FROM JERUSALEM
COINS OF JEWISH CAPTIVITY
CRYING
JERUSALEM BESIEGED BY...
LIGHT CAVALRY CHARGE BALAKLAVA
CINTRA
BALAKLAVA
MELROSE ABBEY (DAY)
CONSTANTINOPLE
PRAIRIE ON FIRE
FINGAL'S CAVE
LAUGHING HEAD
[UNTITLED]
SEBASTOPOL
SEBASTOPOL [VARIANT]
SMOKEK FOR SEBASTOPOL NIGHT
HURRICANE AT SEBASTOPOL
REVD W. P. HULTON
A. E. H.
LADY [POSSIBLY HULTON'S WIFE]
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