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Slide set: The miller's cunning daughter (story: manufacturer unknown, 10 slides, in/before 1898)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Robbers reconnoitre
Slide 2
The faces at the window
Slide 3
Annabel looks out
Slide 4
Rolls the grindstone forward
Slide 5
Drops it on Thomas the timid
Slide 6
Attaches Roderick to the revolving bar
Slide 7
Roderick assumes a spiral form
Slide 8
Sancho gloats over the gold
Slide 9
Lid slammed down by Annabel, beheads him
Slide 10**
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides

manufacturer unknown

Other related organisations

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 344)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1898)
Source of slide images
Related slide set

see also The robbers outwitted (comic: Bamforth & Co., 11 slides, 1899)

People involved in slide production

BUSCH, Wilhelm  (1832-1908) – creator of source image(s), all 10 slides


The Lizars catalogue and the labels on the known slides use the title The miller's cunning daughter, but the 1898 Wrench catalogue and the title slide read The cunning miller's daughter.


11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3007445

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 June 2024

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