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Slide set: The artist and the musician (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1905)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Mr McDaub was busily engaged on a picture
Slide 2**
Closing his eyes he was soon lost in dreamland
Slide 3
In the adjoining room lived the celebrated musician, Signor Tempestuoso
Slide 4**
McDaub is suddenly awakened by what seemed to be a loud crash
Slide 5**
Mr McDaub is now full of dire displeasure
Slide 6**
The walls between the two rooms were but lath and plaster
Slide 7**
The squirt is applied to the cavity made in the wall
Slide 8
And now the hilarity of the artist is almost more than he can bear
Slide 9**
Meanwhile let us take a glance into the other room
Slide 10**
Vowing vengeance, he proceeds to attempt to make matters even
Slide 11**
He creeps cautiously upstairs and bursts suddenly in
Slide 12**
The tumult is fierce and strong
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of Houghton's Ltd, 1905 (item ref. 111)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1905)
Reading or song

‘The artist and the musician’ in Readings in prose and verse

Related slide sets

see also The artist and the musician (story: W. Rider & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1898)

see also The hostile neighbours (recitation: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

People appearing in slides

UNIDENTIFIED LIFE MODEL 01   (fl. 1890s-1900s) – slides 1, 4-8, 11-12

UNIDENTIFIED LIFE MODEL 03   (fl. 1890s-1900s) – slides 3, 9-12

The images are drawings based on the life model photos of the set Music versus art by W. Rider & Co.
The slide titles are based on the text of the reading; the slides themselves carried no titles.

12 slides known to exist in private collection

10 slides in Ilfracombe Museum Collection

Lucerna ID  3005744

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 February 2020

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