Slide set: The heroes of the lifeboat (lecture: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, n.d.)

Slide 1
The Launch of the Lifeboat
Slide 2
The Lifeboat amidst the foaming billows; Ship in distance
Slide 3
Lifeboat under sail, nearing the vessel
Slide 4**
Lifeboat going off to the wreck
Slide 5
Lifeboat overturned
Slide 6
The sole survivor of the wreck
Slide 7
A ship on Fire; Lifeboat to the rescue
Slide 8
Firing Signal Rocket Life Saving Apparatus
Slide 9
A night on the Goodwin Sands
Slide 10
Lifeboat men boarding the vessel
Slide 11
Leaving the Goodwin Sands victorious
Slide 12
Return to Shore
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides12
Manufacturer

Theobald & Co., England

Other related organisations

in stock of: C. Gray, (item ref. 36)

in stock of: E.G. Wood, 1894

in stock of: James Lancaster & Son, 1897

in stock of: George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 752)

in stock of: Houghton's Ltd, 1905 (item ref. 19)

Main type of imagedrawing / painting / print 
Main usage of setlecture 
Retail price5s. (Wood) in 1894 
Date of first manufactureunknown  (earliest possible 1887, latest possible 1893)
Reading or song

The heroes of the lifeboat in Readings in prose and verse

Series

Theobald transfer slide sets

Notes

The earliest possible date is based on a reference in the reading (slide 5) to a rescue in December 1886.

 
Collections

12 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide in Royal Albert Memorial Museum Collection

Subject keywordstransport – maritime
accidents and disasters – maritime
heroism – lifeboat rescue
Lucerna ID no. 3005018

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 June 2017

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