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Slide set: The baby, the wasp, and the puppies (recitation: Walter Tyler, 12 slides, in/before 1889)

Descriptive data for this set
Slide 1
The contented baby
Slide 2
Baby is tumbled over and loses his sugar
Slide 3
Puppy licks baby's face
Slide 4
Baby in great trouble at the wrong done him
Slide 5
Baby cheers up again
Slide 6
But pulls the water can over him
Slide 7
The puppies and the sugar bag
Slide 8
Both puppies and the wasp want the sugar
Slide 9
The wasp stings Rover's nose
Slide 10
The wasp alone with the sugar
Slide 11
The baby's mother appears on the scene
Slide 12
The baby is all right again
Other related organisations

in stock of Walter Tyler, dates unknown

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 336)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1889)
Source of slide images

Wilhelm Busch, Der Schnuller (Munich: 1865)

Reading or song
Related slide set

see also The baby's sugar bag (recitation: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

People involved in slide production

BUSCH, Wilhelm  (1832-1908) – creator of source image(s), all 12 slides


The images are based on Busch's series Der Schnuller ('The dummy' or 'The pacifier'), but were redrawn for this slide set.


12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004973

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 March 2024

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