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Slide set: Brown and the bear (recitation: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Brown determines to become a great hunter, so starts in search of the bear
Slide 2
Arranging his plans. Sudden termination of his reverie
Slide 3
Brown beats a rapid retreat, followed by the grizzly
Slide 4
He is brought to a sudden and full stop
Slide 5
He leaves a relic with his grizzly foe
Slide 6
His relentless foe descends
Slide 7
Brown again attempts to escape, leaving his unmentionables in the mouth of his foe
Slide 8
He climbs the tree, followed by the bear
Slide 9
The tree breaks with their weight. Thrilling sensation
Slide 10
Brown falls on the bear, and makes a novel use of his pocket corkscrew
Slide 11
Fastening his foe to the tree, he enjoys the fragrant weed
Slide 12
Triumphant entry of Brown into his native city
Other reference
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), 282

“Brown out Bear Hunting, whilst arranging plans receives from a grizzly sudden notice to move, which (after waving his unmentionables in his foe's mouth) he does up a tree, and so on.”

Lucerna ID  3001904

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 February 2020

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