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Slide set: Set of humorous slides with rapid changes (comic: Newton & Co., 24 slides, in/before 1899)

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in stock of Newton & Co., 1899-1948 (item ref. RE)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1899)
Related slide set

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


This set appears to be a reissue of twelve pairs of slides from the first group of the Catastrophe series (Lucerna ID 3000563). They were presumably acquired with the rest of the York & Son stock when Newton took over that business.

The slides appear to have been randomly chosen from the earlier set; it is not clear whether Newton reissued these with their own labelling and numbering on the slides, or with their original York branding.

Lucerna ID  3010695

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 May 2021

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