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Slide set: The sledge party (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Master Fritz takes a ride on their new sledge
Slide 2
He overtakes the schoolmaster deep in thought
Slide 3
And trips him up before he knows where he is
Slide 4
A little further on is a hunter with his dog at his heels
Slide 5
He and his dog tumble into the lap of the schoolmaster
Slide 6
The way gets steeper and the descent more rapid
Slide 7
An old market woman vainly tries to escape
Slide 8
She is compelled to join the party
Slide 9
They are all thrown over a precipice
Slide 10
They have not far to fall, and the snow is soft
Slide 11
They easily extricate themselves and fall to chastising each other
Slide 12
They separate in no way pleased with their journey
Catalogue of lantern slides: season 1901-2 (Dundee: Peter Feathers, 1901), 57
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1909), 15
Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913), 64
Other reference
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 306

“Master Fritz taking a ride downhill in the sledge, trips up a schoolmaster, puts a hunter and his dog into the schoolmaster's lap, compels an old market woman to join the party, and so on, till they all go over a precipice├╣ on to soft snow.”

Lucerna ID  3001924

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2024

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