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Slide set: Funny faces (comic: Alfred Underhill, 19 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set
Complete catalogue of lantern slides, dissolving views, magic lanterns etc. (London: UK Band of Hope Union, 1891), E 3

“These slides are photographed from elaborate drawings specially prepared for the purpose of reproduction as lantern slides. These designs may be had with MOVING EYES if desired. ”

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), 287

“The funny faces include those of Ally, Mrs, Miss, and Master Sloper, a Clown, Miss Mary Ann Spriggs, a servant, Miss Crabstick, an old maid, Mr Jollyboy, an old gentleman, Ching Ching, a Chinaman, and so on.”

Lucerna ID  3005320

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 1 January 2013

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