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Slide set: A tour through Cornwall (lecture: Wrench & Son, 50 slides, in/before 1887)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Saltash and the Royal Albert Bridge
Slide 2
The Cheesewring, near Liskeard
Slide 3
Launceston -- general view
Slide 4
Launceston Church
Slide 5
Boscastle -- The Harbour, etc.
Slide 6
Pentargon Waterfall, near Boscastle
Slide 7
Tintagel Cliffs and Castle
Slide 8**
Tintagel -- Walls of King Arthur's Castle
Slide 9
Trevena -- The Old Post Office
Slide 10
Bedruthen Steps -- general view
Slide 11

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Slide 14

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Slide 22
St Mawe's Village
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Slide 26
Cadgwith Village and Beach
Slide 27
Devil's Firing Pan -- Cadgwith
Slide 28
Kynance Cove, from the West
Slide 29
Kynance Cove, from the East
Slide 30
St Michael's Mount
Slide 31
Market, Jew Street, Penzance
Slide 32
Penzance Esplanade
Slide 33
Bleu Bridge and Inscribed Stone, Gulva
Slide 34**
Men-an-tol (Cromlech)
Slide 35**
View from Rosewall Hill, near St Ives
Slide 36
St Ives, from the Terraces
Slide 37
Potatoe Field (Tealing taters)
Slide 38

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Alternative title
Number of slides

Wrench & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 14)

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1892

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 14701-14750)

in stock of W. Watson & Sons, 1896

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 15)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

in stock of Newton & Co., 1913 (item ref. KM)

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1887)
Reading or song

A tour through Cornwall (London: Wrench & Son, n.d.)

Related slide sets

continued by A tour through Cornwall: [additional slides] (lecture: Wrench & Son, 42 slides, in/before 1889)

continued by Cornwall: [additional slides] (lecture: maker unknown, 12 slides, in/before 1913)


The Indispensable handbook credits this set to York & Son, but the 1905 Riley catalogue marks it as by 'Maker E', i.e. Wrench, and its position in the Medland and Band of Hope catalogues supports this - although it appears twice in the latter, in both the 'York' and 'Wrench' sections.

In the Newton 1913 catalogue this is presented as a single set (titled Cornwall) along with the 12-slide additional set numbered 51-63.



23 slides known to exist in private collection

2 slides in Manchester Museum Collection

1 slide in Royal Albert Memorial Museum Collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3000348

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2018

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