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Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company Salesman Sample Catalogs

Format
Manuscript/Archive
Date
1809s-1920s
Notes
Ten albums holding ca. 950 prints of lantern slides on various topics. Assembled at the Charles Beseler Lantern Slide company at the beginning of the 20th century. Numbered albums Volume 26700: “Development of Transportation” Volume 31900: Artworks/ Architectural photographs Volume 133000: Bronze age Volume 35200: “Twilight of the Gods Series”/ Fairy Tales Volume 40400: Miscellaneous (Joan of Arc, Mexico; Lincoln; Time of Louis XIV; Christmas images; Site of Carthage; Lourdes, France; Kenmore House in Fredericksburg VA; Dining Room at Mount Vernon; Dr. Adolph Lorenz; fifteenth-century Italy; Rafael; Lute Player; St. Patrick; Arrival of French Troops Virginia; Piano; Thebes; Paris; John, Duke of Bedford, Great opera composers, Lady Warwick). Volume 41300: Miscellaneous (Christian prayers, songs, and images; Images of ancient Greece, Rome, Turkey, Syria, either ruins or drawings; Noah’s ark; Joseph, Jacob, and Samson from the Bible; Paintings of the Angel Raphael). Volume 42600: Miscellaneous (The [Soivel?] Punch & Judy, The Three Bears, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, Black Dialect poetry) Unnumbered Albums 26400–26449 A: Miscellaneous (Christian prayers, songs, and images; City of David; Cairo; My Country ‘Tis of Thee) 5401–5448: Miscellaneous (Schiller’s Bell; metal; revolution; bells; Angel of peace; Elk initiation cartoons; railroad imagery) 46100–46199: Plumbing/ Architecture /Artwork
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Extent
1 cubic feet (10 volumes)

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