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Slide set: Mischievous Tommy: or, a boy's troubles (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Gymnastics on the Chandelier
Slide 2
Their faces were black as ink
Slide 3
Our Ice Cream party
Slide 4
Playing at Menagerie
Slide 5
Taking a cast of baby
Slide 6
The dog pulled with all his might
Slide 7
My attempt to procure freckles
Slide 8
We were only playing at pigs
Slide 9
Out flow all the rats
Slide 10
I stuck the pin in the wrong leg
Slide 11**
The crab laid hold of her finger
Slide 12
My sister swooned away
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of James Lancaster & Son, 1897

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 745)

in stock of Houghton's Ltd, 1905 (item ref. 12)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1893)
Reading or song

‘Mischievous Tommy: or, a boy's troubles’ in Readings in prose and verse


1 slide known to exist in private collection

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005020

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 June 2017

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