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Slide set: The sledge party (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Master Fritz takes a ride on their new sledge
Slide 2
He overtakes the schoolmaster deep in thought
Slide 3
And trips him up before he knows where he is
Slide 4
A little further on is a hunter with his dog at his heels
Slide 5
He and his dog tumble into the lap of the schoolmaster
Slide 6
The way gets steeper and the descent more rapid
Slide 7
An old market woman vainly tries to escape
Slide 8
She is compelled to join the party
Slide 9
They are all thrown over a precipice
Slide 10
They have not far to fall, and the snow is soft
Slide 11
They easily extricate themselves and fall to chastising each other
Slide 12
They separate in no way pleased with their journey
Other related organisations

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. 78)

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)
Person linked to this set

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

Reading or song

‘The sledge party’ in Scott's notes by the way

Related slide set

see generic title The sledge party (generic set title)

The pictures are from Busch's 1864 story Die Rutschpartie (No. 370 in the M√ľnchener Bilderbogen series). Unlike many 'Busch' slide sets for which the images were redrawn, these appear to be photographed from original Busch drawings or accurate tracings of them.

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001924

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2024

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