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Slide set: The lion couchant and the lion rampant (comic: Bamforth & Co., 3 slides, 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
But here you now see gathered round, as strange a crew as could be found
Slide 2
He shouts and beats upon the cage, to put the lion in a rage
Slide 3

no image available
Other related organisations

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
Reading or song

Robert Craven, ‘The lion couchant and the lion rampant’ in Short lantern readings 11 (1891)


The images appear to be German in origin – a sign on the cage in Slide 1 reads 'Trinkgeld fur den Wärter' ('Tips for the Keeper').


2 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002108

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 12 May 2024

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