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Slide set: Adventures of Baron Brag (story: Bamforth & Co., 28 slides, 1880s)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction, Baron Brag
Slide 2
Baron Brag in ambuscado
Slide 3
Baron Brag catches a fish
Slide 4
Baron Brag astonished with his boots
Slide 5
A thought strikes him
Slide 6
Which he puts into execution
Slide 7
Secures his prey in a striking manner
Slide 8
A great idea seizes him
Slide 9
Exercises before a mirror
Slide 10
Embarks for the Arctic Regions
Slide 11
Meets with a bear
Slide 12
Baron and bear become sociable
Slide 13
Fright of the sailors
Slide 14
Bear hugs the Baron
Slide 15
Terror of Baron and bear
Slide 16
Baron attacked by Walruses
Slide 17
Bethinks him of his snuff box
Slide 18
Which serves his purpose admirably
Slide 19
Resolves upon new adventures
Slide 20
Pursues the Lions
Slide 21
Commences the attack
Slide 22
Transfixes three with his sword
Slide 23
Lion bent on revenge
Slide 24
Baron defies the Lion
Slide 25
Continues his practical jokes
Slide 26
Lion enraged opens his mouth
Slide 27
End of the Baron
Slide 28
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 137)

in stock of Chatham Pexton, 1888

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1151)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
1880s  (earliest possible 1883, latest possible 1887)
Reading or song

Robert Craven, ‘Baron Brag’ in Short lantern readings 2 (c.1887)


28 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keywords
Lucerna ID  3002041

Record created by Richard Crangle and Sarah Dellmann. Last updated 5 January 2022

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