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Slide set: How Bill Adams won the Battle of Waterloo (story: Joseph Levi & Co., 13 slides, 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Slide 2
'There was me'
Slide 3
And the 'Dook'
Slide 4

no image available
Slide 5
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 6
Nelson comes a gallopin up on a white [...]
Slide 7
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 8
'avin' a harf a cup o' tea, and two slices [...]
Slide 9

no image available
Slide 10
'I'm in a bit of an 'ole'
Slide 11
We wos a gettin' ready [...]
Slide 12
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 13
[Slide title unknown]
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1898-1914 (item ref. 1109)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1466)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Retail price
£1 10s. including reading (OMLJ 1892)
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

G.H. Snazelle, How Bill Adams won the Battle of Waterloo (London: Samuel French, 1890)

Related slide set

see generic title How Bill Adams won the Battle of Waterloo (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

People appearing in slides

BONAPARTE, Napoléon  (1769-1821) – slides 12-13

NELSON, Admiral Lord Horatio  (1758-1805) – slide 6

WELLINGTON, Duke of   (1769-1852) – slides 3, 5, 7, 10


The slide titles, where known, are taken from printed labels on the top edge of the illustrated slides.


11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001378

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 July 2020

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