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Slide set: Adventures of Mr Snapshot (recitation: York & Son, 13 slides, 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
He takes -- a Camera as a Wedding Present
Slide 2
He takes -- a Young Lady
Slide 3
He takes -- an Old Lady
Slide 4
He takes -- Angelina --  and takes -- the Clergyman
Slide 5
He takes -- a Portrait -- Train takes its Departure
Slide 6
He takes -- a Nap
Slide 7
He takes -- an Outside View
Slide 8
He takes -- an Inside View
Slide 9
He takes -- a Ride -- and the Driver takes his hook!
Slide 10
He takes -- on a Boxing Kangaroo
Slide 11
He takes -- a (Russian) Native
Slide 12
He takes -- Himself and his Negatives -- Home
Slide 13
He takes -- to Developing
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 664)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 165)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

F. Grove Palmer, ‘Adventures of Mr Snapshot and his camera’ in Adventures of Mr Snapshot [etc.]

People involved in slide production

WEEKS, Frank F.  (1845-1914) – creator of source image(s), all 13 slides


Weeks is identified as the creator of the source images because his 'FFW' monogram and the date '93' can be seen on slides 3 and 5. Many thanks to Derek Adams for pointing this out.


13 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000977

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2024

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