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Slide set: The farmer's boy (recitation: Newton & Co., 9 slides, in/before 1909)

Descriptive data for this set
Other related organisation

in stock of Newton & Co., 1909-1912 (item ref. WQ)

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

Randolph Caldecott, The farmer's boy (London: Frederick Warne & Co., n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title The farmer's boy (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

CALDECOTT, Randolph  (1846-1886) – creator of source image(s), all 9 slides


The 1909 and 1912 Newton catalogues list all nine slides, including Slide 1 as a title slide. The known examples of the slides, however, are numbered 1-8 without an introductory or title slide.


8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3010334

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 August 2023

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