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Slide set: Puffing up his wares: just the thing for Xmas (story: manufacturer unknown, 9 slides, in/before 1909)

Known references to this set
Catalogue of lantern slides: season 1901-2 (Dundee: Peter Feathers, 1901), 63

“The Poulterer holds up a turkey which seems too elegantly slim for that vulgar portion of the public which requires a plump bird. He sends the boy for bellows and blows it out, tying the neck to keep the air in. A lady is induced to purchase it by its plump appearance and the poulterer's assurance that it is the 'best bird in the market.' The explosion and collapse of the turkey on her arrival home is the funny final slide.”

Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1912), 17
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 76
Lucerna ID  3007440

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 December 2023

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