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Slide set: Pussy's road to ruin (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Puss going to be taught to work
Slide 2**
Pussy learning to spin
Slide 3**
Pussy taught to catch a mouse
Slide 4**
Master Tom courting Puss
Slide 5**
A walk on the tiles
Slide 6**
Tom teaching mischief to Puss
Slide 7**
Tom and Puss killing the fowls
Slide 8**
Puss stealing the chops
Slide 9**
Puss stealing sausages
Slide 10**
Puss killing the canary
Slide 11**
Puss caught by her master
Slide 12**
Puss in prison
** 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), 303

“Pussy, after being taught to work, to spin, to catch mice, etc., takes midnight rambles, and follows these by stealing and killing indiscriminately, thereby eventually getting into prison.”

Lucerna ID  3004348

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 April 2016

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