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Slide set: The reward of covetousness (story: York & Son, 8 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set
Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913), 60
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), 304

“A hunting Prince of France often took a meal of radishes and water with a peasant at the latter's humble home in the forest. When the Prince became King the peasant went to him and presented a fine radish, for which he was given a thousand ducats. A courtier, noting how presents were received, presented a horse, for which he received the radish, that, as the King said, cost 1,000 ducats.”

Lucerna ID  3001895

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 July 2013

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