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Slide set: The honey stealers (recitation: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
They Determine to Steal the Honey from the Bee-hives
Slide 2
They Arrive at the Bee-hives
Slide 3
The Bees Have their Revenge and Sting them both
Slide 4
Their Father Takes them to the Pump
Slide 5
They Find they cannot Eat
Slide 6
Their Father Takes them to the Blacksmith to have the Stings Extracted
Slide 7
The Family Doctor Applies Cayenne Pepper
Slide 8
The Culprits in Bed
Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1900, latest possible 1907)
Person linked to this set

creator of source image(s): BUSCH, Wilhelm  (1832-1908)

Reading or song

The honey stealers (London: W. Butcher & Sons, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title The honey stealers (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)

The pictures are based on Busch's 1859 story Die kleinen Honigdiebe (No. 242 in the M√ľnchener Bilderbogen series), but have been redrawn for the slides.

8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000110

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 October 2013

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