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Slide set: An impulsive gardener (story: York & Son, 8 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
'Hullo! what's the dog barking at?'
Slide 2
'Ah, those confounded pigs in again'
Slide 3
'I'll give that black one a lesson this time'
Slide 4
'Never mind; I shall have him in that corner'
Slide 5
'Now then'
Slide 6
Slide 7
--! --!! --!!! --
Slide 8

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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), 290

“The dog barks, and lo! those confounded pigs are in his garden, again. He tries to 'give that black one a lesson this time,' but 'pigs will be pigs,' and he doesn't meet with success.”

Lucerna ID  3004542

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 August 2022

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