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Slide set: An awkward situation (story: Bamforth & Co., 5 slides, 1889)

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in stock of Riley Brothers, 1889-1914 (item ref. 421)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

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Robert Craven, ‘An awkward situation’ in Short lantern readings 7 (1889)


The title in the Riley catalogue is An awkward predicament. The text of the reading makes it clear that this is a German set - how many other Bamforth comic sets were bought in like this?

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Lucerna ID  3002077

Record created by Richard Crangle and Sarah Dellmann. Last updated 24 November 2016

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