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Slide set: Miss Popps' pet (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Miss Popps and Floppy
Slide 2
Floppy's weakness
Slide 3**
Their slumbers
Slide 4**
The siege
Slide 5**
The attack
Slide 6**
The defeat
Slide 7**
The retreat
Slide 8**
A prisoner
Slide 9**
A victim
Slide 10**
Too late
Slide 11**
She buys his skin
Slide 12
A memento of blighted affection
** 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), 297

“The tale of a greedy dog to whom Miss Penelope Popps was devotedly attached, with the moral 'to escape being made a sausage, never grow too fat'”

Lucerna ID  3004543

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 May 2024

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