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Slide set: The catastrophe series: [1891 additions] (comic: York & Son, 50 slides, in/before 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 31A

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Slide 31B

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Slide 32A

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Slide 32B

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Slide 33A

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Slide 33B

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Slide 34A
In for it. A Hot Turkey
Slide 34B
In for it. A Cold Duck
Slide 35A
How to Mount a Mule. Up you go, hi!
Slide 35B
How to Mount a Mule. Over!
Slide 36A
The Fog-horn. Look in, Grandpa, it's all serene (Siren)
Slide 36B

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Slide 37A
Our Gallant Coast Defenders. Steady, Boys, Steady!
Slide 37B

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Slide 38A

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Slide 38B

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Slide 39A

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Slide 39B

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Slide 40A
The Hunter's Supper. The Thief's Gorge
Slide 40B
The Hunter's Supper. The Supper Regained -- with Interest
Slide 41A

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Slide 41B

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Slide 42A
Courting on the Limpopo. Two's Company, and
Slide 42B
Courting on the Limpopo. Three's none
Slide 43A
A Warm Reception. Stop, you Nigs, and fight
Slide 43B
A Warm Reception. A full Stop
Slide 44A
The Automatic Giant. The Penny Masher
Slide 44B
The Automatic Giant. Gets a Penny Smasher
Slide 45A

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Slide 45B

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Slide 46A**
The Near-sighted Lover. A Slight Mistake, and
Slide 46B**
The Near-sighted Lover. The Result
Slide 47A
A Congo Missionary. No fear of a spill dis time, sar?
Slide 47B
A Congo Missionary. Nebber mind de wet now, sar -- run
Slide 48A
Mr Nobody caught lapping at last
Slide 48B
Mr Nobody caught lapping at last
Slide 49A**
Hi! Look out, Sahib -- I can't stop de cart
Slide 49B**
There, that's stopped it
Slide 50A

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Slide 50B

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Slide 51A
A Great Find. They wonder what's in it
Slide 51B
A Great Find. They soon find out that it's a bad egg
Slide 52A

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Slide 52B

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Slide 53A

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Slide 53B

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Slide 54A

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Slide 54B

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Slide 55A

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Slide 55B

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** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1891-1914 (item ref. 233)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

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 1891)
Related slide sets

continued from The catastrophe series: a set of humorous slides for rapid changes (comic: York & Son, 60 slides, 1889-1890)

continued by The catastrophe series: [1893 additions] (comic: York & Son, 50 slides, 1893)


The 1898 Wrench catalogue lists this and the preceding batch (slide pairs 1-30) as a single set.


5 slides known to exist in private collection

6 slides known to exist in private collection

4 slides known to exist in private collection

15 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3007308

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 May 2024

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