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Slide set: The miller and the sweep (recitation: York & Son, 10 slides, in/before 1898)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The advance
Slide 2
The first collision
Slide 3
Slide 4
Preliminaries -- sparring
Slide 5
Printing by hand
Slide 6
Muddled and cuddled
Slide 7
Changing colour
Slide 8
8.15 A.M.
Slide 9
Which is which
Slide 10
Parted and departed
Number of slides

York & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League,  1906 (item ref. 93)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1898)
Reading or song

F. Grove Palmer, ‘The miller and the sweep’ in The miller and the sweep [etc]

Related slide set

see generic title The miller and the sweep (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


The 1898 Wrench catalogue uses the title The sweep and the miller; the 1906 North of England Temperance League catalogue uses the title Sweep and miller.


10 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3004562

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 May 2024

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