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Slide set: The amateur whitewasher (story: W. Rider & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1898)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 2
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 3
In his absence Peter surveys the work
Slide 4
Peter mounts the ladder with extreme caution
Slide 5
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 6
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 7

no image available
Slide 8
Peter threatens with the whitewash -- a catastrophe impending
Slide 9
It happens. Collapse of the Amateur [...]
Slide 10
To the great delight of the bona-fide workman
Slide 11
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 12
[Slide title unknown]
Other related organisation

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1898)
Reading or song

‘The amateur whitewasher’ in Optical lantern readings

Related slide set

see generic title The amateur whitewasher (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


Where the slide titles are known, they were found on printed labels on the top edge of the slides. Those listed here without slide titles have been identified from the text of the reading; the order could be slightly different from that shown here.


11 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3004290

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 May 2020

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