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Slide set: Miss Popps' pet (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Miss Popps and Floppy
Slide 2
Floppy's weakness
Slide 3**
Their slumbers
Slide 4**
The siege
Slide 5**
The attack
Slide 6**
The defeat
Slide 7**
The retreat
Slide 8**
A prisoner
Slide 9**
A victim
Slide 10**
Too late
Slide 11**
She buys his skin
Slide 12
A memento of blighted affection
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1817)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1167)

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)
Source of slide images

Wilhelm Busch, Die Strafe der Faulheit (Munich: 1866)

Reading or song

Edwin Drew, ‘Miss Popps' pet’ in Miscellaneous tales 11

People involved in slide production

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


The images are based on Wilhelm Busch's series Die Strafe der Faulheit, number 431 in the Münchener Bilderbogen series, but have been redrawn for the slides.


12 slides known to exist in private collection

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004543

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 May 2024

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