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Slide set: The photographer and the dog (story: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1883-1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A Bull Dog having strayed into the Studio, Mr Hypo decides to take his Portrait
Slide 2
Mr Hypo has a little difficulty in arranging the subject
Slide 3
He instructs him to sit quite still and look as pleasant as possible
Slide 4
Mr Hypo proceeds to focus. Ponto does not understand the arrangement
Slide 5
Ponto changes his position. Mr Hypo also moves
Slide 6
Ponto master of the situation. N.B. -- Mr Hypo does not now photograph dogs
Catalogue of photographic lantern transparencies and apparatus: season 1891-2 (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1891), 43

“A Novel Scene in 6 Acts.”

Catalogue of lantern slides: season 1901-2 (Dundee: Peter Feathers, 1901), 60
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 21
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1909), 18
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), 300

“Mr. Hypo attempts to photograph a bull-dog, but does not manage it. The dog, however, manages Mr. Hypo.”

Lucerna ID  3002059

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 May 2024

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