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Slide set: Bill Adams ordered south (story: maker unknown, 16 slides, 1899 - 1900)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
I appears before you as war artist
Slide 2
'William,' sez she
Slide 3
'Yes, yer Majesty,' sez I
Slide 4
On board the Turbinia
Slide 5
My new X-rays wireless tallyphone
Slide 6
'No more close quarters,' sez he
Slide 7
I unfolds my plan of campaign
Slide 8
And treks towards Long Tom
Slide 9
I arrived at the front
Slide 10
Trombone 'tackticks'
Slide 11
Dot was luffly musick
Slide 12
Boer treachery
Slide 13
A bit of an ole --
Slide 14
I photografs the bayonet charge
Slide 15

no image available
Slide 16
And now, what ho! for the Boxers
Number of slides
Other related organisations

in stock of City Sale and Exchange, dates unknown

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1467)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 930)

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1899, latest possible 1900)
Reading or song
People appearing in slides

VICTORIA, Queen   (1819-1901) – slide 2


15 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3006155

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 July 2019

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