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Slide set: Naughty Norman: or the boy who would not be photographed (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1905)

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Slide 1
She has taken her darling son to the Court Photographer
Slide 2
Norman is making his best society bow
Slide 3
He appears to be intently listening to the instructions
Slide 4
Mr Oxalate places the juvenile rogue upon a chair
Slide 5
Everything seems going along smoothly
Slide 6
Norman holds up his finger in a warning manner
Slide 7
Norman throws up both hands and bursts into a fit of laughter
Slide 8
The artful little rogue creeps down behind the chair
Slide 9
The mischievous lad was covering the lens with his cap
Slide 10
Norman seemed to fancy the position, and success seemed assured
Slide 11
Norman disappeared through the screen at the back
Slide 12
Norman is handed back to his mamma
Other related organisation

in stock of Houghton's Ltd, 1905 (item ref. 110)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1905)
Reading or song
Related slide sets

see generic title Naughty Norman (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

see also Naughty Norman: or the boy who would not be photographed (story: W. Rider & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1909)

People appearing in slides

UNIDENTIFIED LIFE MODEL 03   (fl. 1890s-1900s) – slides 2-12

The slide titles are adapted from the text of the reading; the slides themselves carry no titles.

12 slides known to exist in private collection

12 slides known to exist in private collection

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005746

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 June 2014

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