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Slide set: The demon and the blacksmith (recitation: York & Son, 9 slides, 1894)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The meeting
Slide 2
The fright
Slide 3
The flight
Slide 4
Slide 5
Slide 6
The little nipper in the big nippers
Slide 7
Hammer-ousness an vil-lany
Slide 8
A matter of de-tail
Slide 9
The parting
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1894-1914 (item ref. 718)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Source of slide images

Wilhelm Busch, Schmied und Teufel (Munich: 1867)

Reading or song

F. Grove Palmer, ‘The demon and the blacksmith: a Christmas pantomime scene’ in The home of Santa Claus [etc.]

People involved in slide production

BUSCH, Wilhelm  (1832-1908) – creator of source image(s), all 9 slides

The images are based on Busch's series Schmied und Teufel of 1869, but have been redrawn for the slides.

9 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001028

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 May 2024

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