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Slide set: Paddy and his pig (story: Theodore J. Harbach, 12 slides, n.d.)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Paddy buys a pig and starts for home
Slide 2
Paddy takes a drop at the tavern
Slide 3
Pig makes a bolt and Paddy falls
Slide 4
Pig rushes into the kitchen
Slide 5
Pig upsets the dinner table
Slide 6
And frightens the housemaid
Slide 7
As he comes out Paddy stands in the doorway
Slide 8
Paddy is upset and has a ride on pig’s back
Slide 9
Pig tumbles Paddy into a pond
Slide 10
Pig gets into dog kennel
Slide 11
Dog gets pig by ear
Slide 12
Paddy and his pig arrested
Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Person linked to this set

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

Related slide sets

see also The Irishman and his pig (comic: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1883-1888)

see generic title Paddy and his pig (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

see also Simon and his pig (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

The images are (loosely) based on Busch's series Der Bauer und sein Schwein of 1862, also the source of several other slide sets.

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003026

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 July 2017

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