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Slide set: Adventures of a naturalist (story: Bamforth & Co., 10 slides, 1883-1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1

no image available
Slide 2
The insects and flowers
Slide 3
The swell driven wild
Slide 4

no image available
Slide 5
And sees a rare specimen
Slide 6

no image available
Slide 7
Caught the wrong bird
Slide 8

no image available
Slide 9
A desperate struggle
Slide 10
They part wiser and sadder men
Number of slides
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 142)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1883, latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

Robert Craven, ‘The swell and naturalist’ in Short lantern readings 5 (c.1888)


The Riley 1891 and 1905 catalogues use the title The swell and the naturalist.


6 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3002046

Record created by Richard Crangle and Sarah Dellmann. Last updated 16 May 2024

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