Spanish Am War Magic Lantern set 1 and now 2

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Re: Spanish Am War Magic Lantern set 1 & 2

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here is a link to early motion pictures at the Smithsonian Library
click on these and they play/view:
https://www.loc.gov/collections/spanish ... -pictures/

This is one I like
Roosevelt's Rough Riders
https://www.loc.gov/item/98500909/
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Re: Spanish Am War Magic Lantern set 1

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Here is the second set of Spanish American War Magic Lantern slides.

The second set is the 1899 Sears lecture series of 53 magic lantern slides. There are early and revised versions. My set is found in the 1902 Sears & Roebuck catalog 112 on page 266-267. This is set No. 21T231, The Spanish-American War and the Philippines Illustrated set. Here is a photo of the set and a copy of the original the flyer offered in the 1902 catalog. It had from 48 to 52 slides depending on which set you have. This one shown is the revised edition with 52 slides; 12 are color versions-- as described in the 1902 Sears catalog.
Each slide will enlarge if clicked on, then you can run through them as large size. Due to 4 June 2020 loss these are taken from the Wayback Machine Archive & do not enlarge.
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The 1899 Sears flyer you could purchase for the lecture announcements. Source is Magic lantern society web page collection. http://www.magiclanternsociety.org
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Here is the box
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Here is an example slide. Each standard size slide had the Sears name and a title on one side of each slide.
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I will show each of the slides as close ups and add the title of each slide. This is the 52 slide set shown in the 1902 Sears catalog. Back in the day I got this complete set for $100. :roll:
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Re: Spanish Am War Magic Lantern set 1

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Here are close up views of the 53 slides and their titles.
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Map of Cuba
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Morro Castle, Havana
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Huts of reconcentrados
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Starving mother & child
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Re: Spanish Am War Magic Lantern set 1

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Queen Regent & King Alfonso XIII
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Captain General Weyler, "the butcher"
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Spanish scouts
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Blockhouse on Trocha
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Spanards executing Cuban prisoners of war
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Captain General Banco
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Insurgent sentry
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For Cuba Libre
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Cuban Flag
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General Gomez
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Charge of cavalry under Maceo
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Captain Sigsbee of the "Maine"
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US battleship "Maine"
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Explosion of the "Maine"
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Wreckage of the "Maine"
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Liberty and the American Flag
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Bombardment of Matanzas
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Rear Admiral George Dewey
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Dewey on bridge of the Olympia at Manila
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Dewey's victory at Manila
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Cruiser "Baltimore"
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Gunboat "Petrel"
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Rear Admirals Sampson & Schley
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Flagship "New York"
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Unknown, possible gunship "Winslow"
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Death of Ensign Bagley, first Navy officer killed
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Battleship "Indiana"
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Battleship "Oregon"
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Flagship " Brooklyn"
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Lt. Hobson- Medal of Honor
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Hobson & crew leaving the "Merrimac"
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Bombardment of Santiago
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Gun cruiser "Vesuvius"
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Landing troops in Cuba
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Landing horses from a transport
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Siege gun
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Colonel T. Roosevelt
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Council of war -Rough Riders
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Battle of La Guasima
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Death of Capt. Capron, first U.S. Army officer killer
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Battle of El Caney, near Santiago
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Cannonading--a good shot
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Cervera's fleet leaving harbor
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Destruction of Cervera"s fleet
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Cant. Evans receives Admiral Cervera
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Cruiser "Oquendo" after the battle --listing
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Cruiser "Cristobal Colon" after battle & sunk
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Surrender of Santiago
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Sears Flyer for the Lecture, The Spanish American War
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Eagle & Shield : The End
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Re: Spanish Am War Magic Lantern set 1

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Here is a smaller multi picture set of 48 views. A non standard size. You see this size more often and it uses a different projector. Each slide has 4 views per long slide. Maker is unknown. The asking price on this set is approximately $150 :o :o :snooty: :snooty: , but it's a $40 set, so I will not buy it. It would be nice to have. The enlargement of the list of titles is interesting. :shifty:
Source: these photos are from the auction/owner
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Re: Spanish Am War Magic Lantern set 1 and now 2

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Does anyone have another set they can post?
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