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Slide set: An adventure with a bicycle (story: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1893)

Individual slides contained in this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Brown, walking out with Mrs. B., notices how nicely some cyclists get over the ground
Slide 2**
Next day he resolves to have a bicycle himself
Slide 3**
He trots out his new machine on a lonely road
Slide 4**
After running some time beside the machine he makes a leap
Slide 5**
But suddenly comes to grief
Slide 6**
He takes a rest and rubs his aching limbs
Slide 7**
He makes another attempt
Slide 8**
Again he tries to mount
Slide 9**
After many ugly falls he at length succeeds and parades before his wife
Slide 10**
Mrs. B. applauds as he passes her in splendid style
Slide 11**
He had only just passed his wife when a stone on the road tripped up the machine
Slide 12**
Not being quite killed he has still plenty of time to reflect
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Slide title
Format
Image type
Production
Background
1
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: man | woman | bicycle | umbrella
2
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
3
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
4
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
5
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
6
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
7
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
8
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
9
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
10
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
11
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
12
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: bicycle
Lucerna ID  3000960

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 22 November 2016

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