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Slide set: The greatest plague of life: or the adventures of a lady in search of a good servant (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Nearly worried to death
Slide 2**
Engaging a servant
Slide 3**
When the missus is out the cats play
Slide 4**
Followers, relations, and friends
Slide 5**
A country cousin, ma'am
Slide 6**
Out for a holiday
Slide 7**
The novel reader
Slide 8**
The gossipers
Slide 9**
Out in the parks
Slide 10**
Oh, ha! let them ring again
Slide 11**
Policeman finds the door open
Slide 12**
Evening party of friends, and return of the missus
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Illustrated catalogue of magic, optical and dissolving view lanterns, lime-light apparatus and slides: season 1898-99 (London: Wrench & Son, 1898), 527

“Copied by permission of Messrs Routledge & Co.”

Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913), 71
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), 287

“The adventures of a lady in search of a good servant. Sketches of the genus domesticus.”

Lucerna ID  3003517

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 May 2024

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