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Slide set: The ducks and the frog (recitation: Walter Tyler, 12 slides, in/before 1889)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A Duck and a Drake diving for food
Slide 2
The Duck has caught a Frog
Slide 3
The Drake wants a share of it
Slide 4
The Frog has a hard time of it
Slide 5

no image available
Slide 6
The Ducks throttling each other
Slide 7
The Frog leaps into a pump trough
Slide 8
The Frog gets away from the Ducks
Slide 9
The Frog goes into a drain
Slide 10
The Ducks cannot get through the grating
Slide 11
The Cook comes by and kills the Ducks
Slide 12
The Frog getting over his troubles
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 53)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 685)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1889)
Source of slide images

Wilhelm Busch, Die beiden Enten und der Frosch (Munich: 1862)

Reading or song

‘The ducks and the frog’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The ducks and the frog (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

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

The images are based on Busch's series Die beiden Enten und der Frosch of 1861, but have been redrawn for the slides.
Subject keywords
Lucerna ID  3004971

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 March 2024

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