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Slide set: Comic sketches of Irish characters (comic: York & Son, 25 slides, in/before 1887)

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in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 8)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1887)

The Riley catalogue of 1891 only lists 14 slides, with a note 'and many others', while the 1905 catalogue has 25 slides as listed here. The set does not appear in the 1913 Ivens catalogue, which is generally taken to be a full record of York's production; the attribution to York is on the basis of the code letter 'F' in the 1905 Riley catalogue.

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Lucerna ID  3000379

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 June 2020

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