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Slide set: Never ride a strange horse (story: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Hurrah, now for a ride!
Slide 2
Ah, now I'll show you how to go!
Slide 3
There's nothing like the trot
Slide 4
Slide 5
I can't stand this pace
Slide 6**
Let's put on the brakes
Slide 7
What an absurd tailless baboon I've made of myself!
Slide 8
Here hangs a tale
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1900, latest possible 1907)
Related slide set

see generic title Never ride a strange horse (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


2 slides known to exist in private collection

8 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide in Dodie Masterman Collection

Lucerna ID  3000003

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 March 2015

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