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Box 1


Contains 16 Results:

Catalogue of Lantern Slides, circa 1914

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
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Chas. M. Stebbins Picture Supply Co. Small example of how slides were distributed through catalogs. The largest distributors had catalogs of 250+ pages. Most of Beale's slides were carried by more than 100 lantern-slide companies, including all of the largest.

Dates: circa 1914

Lincoln-Douglas debates United States postal stamps, 1958

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
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Beale lantern slide image of Lincoln/Douglas debate made into US postal stamp, 1958. Example of merchandizing of Beale images

Dates: 1958

Seven Wonders of the World Cuban postal stamps, 1997

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
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Cuban stamps using Beale images. Example of how Beale's art was used for many different purposes.

Dates: 1997

Auld Lang Syne, Beale lantern slides, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
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All glass, 3.25" x 4" slides with bound edges. Example of the most common slide format post-1900.

Dates: undated

Children's lantern slides, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
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Not Beale. Examples of small slides of different sizes used in children's lanterns, which were very popular. One slide with scenes of Jesus, one with an illustration of a children's parade, and another labeled "Heroes and Noted People - 1." Beale slides were also produced in this format, primarily with religious and historical subject matter.

Dates: undated

Bible in Pictures (Old Testament Chapters 21-25), filmstrip, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
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Using Beale images from The Bible in Pictures set. Many Beale pictures, including The Village Blacksmith, were used in this format, post 1920, carrying Beale's images into schools and churches well into mid-twentieth century.

Dates: undated

Where We with Loved Ones Dwell, Beale lantern slide, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
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Cardboard frame, 7" x 4". DeMoulin Bros. manufacturer. Rare format, used primarily for secret society images.

Dates: undated

Beale magic lantern slide with circular image, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
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Wood frame, 7" x 4". Example of a common slide format pre-1900.

Dates: undated

USB drive of The Village Blacksmith, photographs and poem, 2012 April 18-2021 October 11

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
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Photographs of The Village Blacksmith slides, four in color, two in black and white. For an exhibit these form a supplement to the paintings, which were production materials never intended for display. The digital images provide a way of presenting Beale images as they were meant to be seen, large scale, in color, projected, or in large photographic printed blow ups. Also picture of Beale and Word document of Longfellow poem.

Dates: 2012 April 18-2021 October 11

Negatives for producing slides, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
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Negatives for producing a slide from The Village Blacksmith and of Longfellow. Produced by the W.B. Moore Lantern Slide Company, possibly an illegal duplicate from a Briggs slide, as there is evidence of this practice elsewhere.

Dates: undated