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Slide set: Jack the giant killer (story: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Jack digs a pit to trap the Giant Cormoran
Slide 2**
Blunderbore finds Jack at the well
Slide 3**
Jack gets the keys of the castle and releases prisoners
Slide 4**
The Giant trys to kill Jack in bed
Slide 5**
The Giant offers Jack some porridge
Slide 6**
Jack in his invisible coat kills the Giant
Slide 7**
Jack drowns the Giants brother
Slide 8**
Jack breaks the enchantment of the castle
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

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 Jack the giant killer (generic set title – 8 different versions are known)


7 slides known to exist in private collection

8 slides known to exist in private collection

9 slides in Dodie Masterman Collection

Lucerna ID  3000104

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 October 2020

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