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Slide set: The death of the bluebottle (comic: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1887)

Known references to this set
1905
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 24
1912
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1912), 12
c.1913
Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913), 60
Other reference
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), 285

“A bluebottle pitches upon a sensitive part of Dr. Snoozum after dinner. The Doctor wages war and mounts upon a chair, from which he unexpectedly descends, but after a desperate conflict he witnesses the total annihilation of the fly.”

Lucerna ID  3000470

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 April 2016

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