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Slide set: The honey stealers (story: Wrench & Son, 8 slides, in/before 1889)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1

no image available
Slide 2
They quite forgot that bees have stings
Slide 3
They have reason never to forget it again
Slide 4
On arriving home, the father tries the cold water cure, but in vain
Slide 5
To add to their misery, they cannot put their potatoes into their mouths
Slide 6

no image available
Slide 7

no image available
Slide 8

no image available
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1892

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1889)
Reading or song

‘The honey stealers’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The honey stealers (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

BUSCH, Wilhelm  (1832-1908) – creator of source image(s), slides 2-5


The set is attributed to Wrench on the basis of the style of the title labels.

The images are based on Busch's series Die kleinen Honigdiebe of 1859, but have been redrawn for the slides.


4 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3010321

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 May 2024

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