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Slide set: The tiger and the tub (story: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Mr Long and Mr Short go for a walk and sit down to lunch
Slide 2
Never dreaming that a tiger was waiting for a meal
Slide 3
They resort to a trick and tip the tub over the tiger
Slide 4
And luckily for them his tail comes through the bunghole
Slide 5
Which they tie in a knot
Slide 6
When the tiger suddenly starts for home
Slide 7
To the relief of Mr Short and Mr Long
Slide 8
After 12 months absence they return to find every tiger with a tub on its tail
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in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, dates unknown

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 The tiger and the tub (generic set title – 6 different versions are known)


8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000012

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 October 2020

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