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Slide set: Fidgetty Philip (recitation: York & Son, 12 slides, 1893)

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Slide 1
Having grown out of his Knickers
Slide 2
Goes Butterfly catching
Slide 3
Gets Caught himself
Slide 4
Makes an uncomfortable Pitch
Slide 5
Gets Sheared off
Slide 6
Gets his Ear Pulled
Slide 7
Tries a Treacle Tub
Slide 8
Goes in for the Sweets of Life
Slide 9
Gets Pulled out
Slide 10
Becomes an animated 'Catch 'em Alive-o'
Slide 11
Gets a Scrubbing
Slide 12
And a Drubbing
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 668)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 732)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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

Reading or song

F. Grove Palmer, ‘Fidgety Philip’ in several compilations

The pictures are based on Busch's 1860 story Der kleine Pepi mit der neuen Hose (No. 286 in the M√ľnchener Bilderbogen series), but have been redrawn for the slides.

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000981

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2024

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