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Slide set: Brown and Jones' fence (comic: Bamforth & Co., 8 slides, 1880s)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Mr Jones decides to improve his side of the fence with a coat of tar
Slide 2
But it so happened that Mr Brown, who lived next door, decided to whitewash his side
Slide 3
'Gracious goodness! if that isn't tar coming through my fence', said Brown
Slide 4
'Well, I declare!' said Jones, where is that confounded whitewash coming from'
Slide 5
Jones determines to be revenged. 'What a lark! I'll go over and tar his side'
Slide 6
The same idea occurred to Brown. 'What a joke, I'll whitewash his side'
Slide 7
Unexpected meeting of Brown an Jones over the top of the fence
Slide 8
Tableau!
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 100)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 11)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
comic
Date of first manufacture
1880s  (earliest possible 1883, latest possible 1887)
Source of slide images
Notes

The captions for slides 3 and 4 are reversed in the list in the Bamforth catalogue. The Lizars catalogue lists an additional title slide numbered 1A.

Collections

9 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002062

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 March 2015

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