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Slide set: The elephant's revenge (recitation: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1887)

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1888
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 286

“A native has a shot at an elephant. The animal, giving chase, catches him by the ear, shakes him, throws him into a lake near a crocodile, gives him a shower bath, shakes him by his drawers, and finally throws him away on the prickles of a cactus bush.”

Lucerna ID  3000478

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 February 2020

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