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Slide set: Colonel Slasher and the cat (comic: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1883-1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Slasher and O'Bang spot their mutual enemy the tom cat dozing on the party wall. They hatch a plot to annihilate him
Slide 2
They creep up quietly to carry out their design
Slide 3
Arriving within reach of the cat they take a mighty aim
Slide 4
But somehow they manage to miss him
Slide 5
Which caused a great argument
Slide 6
The major was getting the best of it, but the wall collapsed and settled everything, and when the cat returned everything was quiet
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 99)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 19)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1883, latest possible 1888)
Source of slide images

The Lizars catalogue lists an additional title slide numbered 1A.


6 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000448

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 May 2024

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