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Slide set: A tale of a policeman and two bad boys (story: manufacturer unknown, 4 slides, in/before 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Hatching the plot
Slide 2
Commencing operations
Slide 3
Determined attack
Slide 4
In full retreat

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 5)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1891)

The Lizars catalogue also lists an additional slide 1A, 'Introduction, with title'.

The slides were produced by a less common technique – the images (along with the masks and numbers) are printed on a transparent sheet sandwiched between the two sheets of glass. The mask is silver one side and black on the other.


4 slides known to exist in private collection

4 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3007323

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 12 May 2024

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