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Slide set: Peasant and his ass (recitation: Alfred Pumphrey, 9 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set
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), 300

“Humorous verses on the miller, the peasant, the ass and the peasant's wife. The ass is tied to the mill, which, set going by the miller, kills it. The peasant saws the mill down in revenge.”

Lucerna ID  3005536

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 February 2015

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