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Slide set: The barber and his clever dog (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The barber and his dog welcome a fresh customer
Slide 2
The dog waits patiently during the first operation of lathering
Slide 3
The razor is produced and sharpened
Slide 4
An illustration of its powers which the dog thinks a needless delay
Slide 5
The barber receives a gentle caution to proceed with care
Slide 6
This is how he takes care
Slide 7
The dog enjoys the position
Slide 8
The barber gets the customer to sit again. To avoid a worse misfortune he keeps back the nose with his thumb
Slide 9
His thumb accidentally slips, and tip of his nose is removed
Slide 10
The dog enjoys the morsel under the table
Slide 11
The barber does his best to repair the mischief
Slide 12
He thinks he has made a good job of it
Other related organisations

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1892

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1758)

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 44)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1150)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

‘The barber and his clever dog’ in Miscellaneous tales 2

People involved in slide production

BUSCH, Wilhelm  (1832-1908) – creator of source image(s), all 12 slides


12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001916

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2024

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