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Slide set: Comical cats and dogs (comic: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Mr and Mrs Molrow
Slide 2**
Slide 3**
Sir Robert Pincher
Slide 4**
Tearem Pincher, Esq.
Slide 5**
Miss Pincher
Slide 6**
Professor Stephenson Watt Growler
Slide 7**
Sweet Jessamy Rasper, the Musician of Cats
Slide 8**
The Reverend Peaceful Purrer, Dean of Cheshire
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1900, latest possible 1907)
Readings or songs

Comical cats and dogs (London: W. Butcher & Sons, n.d.)

‘Comical cats and dogs’ in Lantern lecture readings 4

Related slide sets

see also Jenny and Jessamy: cats from life (miscellaneous: Poulton & Son, 10 slides, in/before 1891)

see also Our comical cats (miscellaneous: Poulton & Son, 10 slides, in/before 1891)

see also Our comical dogs (miscellaneous: Poulton & Son, 10 slides, in/before 1891)


The slide images are based on photographs, which originate in the Poulton sets with similar titles (Lucerna 3002788 and 3002789).


7 slides known to exist in private collection

8 slides in Dodie Masterman Collection

Lucerna ID  3000113

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 June 2020

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