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Slide set: Mr O'Toole's adventures with his umbrella (story: York & Son, 9 slides, in/before 1888)

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Slide 1
Mr O'Toole, when in Africa, took a walk, with his big umbrella to protect him from the sun
Slide 2
He takes a nap
Slide 3
A lion makes his appearance
Slide 4
The lion astonished at the umbrella
Slide 5
The umbrella keeps the lion at bay
Slide 6
Still more astonished when he sees it opened
Slide 7
Mr O'Toole shields himself with it
Slide 8
The lion retreats, somewhat dismayed
Slide 9
Mr O'Toole returns, and advises everybody to carry a large umbrella
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1752)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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

see also Mr O'Toole and the umbrella (story: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)


9 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keywords
Lucerna ID  3004328

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 May 2024

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