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Slide set: Maldonna guarded by the Puma (story: manufacturer unknown, ? slides, in/before 1910)

Known references to this set
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Annual Report 1910 (London: R.S.P.C.A., c.1910), 234

“from A. Lang's Red Book of Animal Stories, by kind permission of the publishers, Messrs. Longman & Co. The legend of a Spanish girl who had escapes the the South American Indians, and was treated with every kindness. Later she was sent back to her people an accused of being a traitor. She was condemned to be tied to a tree in the forest so that savage beasts might devour her. During her captivity a puma defended her from the onslaughts of other wild animals, and when her friends came to her rescue they found the faithful animal by her side.”

Lucerna ID  3007863

Record created by Sarah Dellmann. Last updated 23 February 2014

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