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Slide set: Jocko, the Brazilian ape (story: York & Son, 14 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Jocko cutting capers in his native forest
Slide 2
Jocko with the pitch-lined boots
Slide 3
Jocko and the two Angola cats
Slide 4
Jocko caught stealing brandy
Slide 5
Jocko caught in the act of throwing the boatswain's son overboard
Slide 6
Jocko loaded with Professor Kleck's apparatus
Slide 7
Jocko in Professor Rudiger's study
Slide 8
Jocko falling into the middle of the crockery
Slide 9
The sweep sells Jocko for eighteen-pence
Slide 10
Jocko as footman to the Baron
Slide 11
Jocko personating his master
Slide 12
Jocko is found out by Dr Chloroform and the constable
Slide 13**
Jocko obliged to perform with dogs
Slide 14
Jocko begging a free passage
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
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), 292

“Jocko is here shown cutting capers in his native forest, then with pitch-lined boots, with two Angola cats, stealing brandy, etc., etc.”

Lucerna ID  3001930

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 June 2020

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