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Slide set: The sailor and the donkey (story: Theobald & Co., 6 slides, in/before 1909)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Jack, being paid off, decides to have a beano. He buys an umbrella
Slide 2**
He hires a donkey and dismisses the driver till he returns
Slide 3
The master absent, the donkey takes it easy. He won't stir
Slide 4**
A simoom springing up, Jack tries to steer his craft
Slide 5**
The donkey not answering it's helm, both are blown out to sea
Slide 6**
The sailor was saved, the donkey was drowned. Jack had to pay up much 'backsheesh'
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1031)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1909)
Source of slide images
Reading or song

‘The sailor and the donkey’ in Readings in prose and verse


6 slides known to exist in private collection

5 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keywords
Lucerna ID  3005828

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 June 2013

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