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Slide set: Androcles and the lion: or, animal's gratitude (story: Wrench & Son, 6 slides, in/before 1889)

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

no image available
Slide 2
Androcles extracts a thorn from a Lion's foot
Slide 3
Androcles asleep under the Lion's protection
Slide 4

no image available
Slide 5
The Lion proves to be his friend
Slide 6
Androcles is released and goes with the Lion
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

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

‘Androcles and the lion’ in English rhymes for German jokes 1

William Cowper, ‘Androcles and the lion’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title Androcles and the lion (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)


4 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3011208

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 May 2024

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