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Slide set: Roger Ploughman's excursion to London (story: Alfred Pumphrey, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Roger stops the Carriage
Slide 2**
Scene at the Station
Slide 3**
Attempt to stop the Train
Slide 4
Dining with Lord Larkish
Slide 5**
Roger with a Label
Slide 6
Roger catches a Thief
Slide 7
A Bonnet for Sairey
Slide 8
Sairey in a Carriage
Slide 9**
Roger at the Zoo
Slide 10**
The Circus
Slide 11**
Roger Performs
Slide 12**
Married to Sairey
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
List of popular lantern photographs (Birmingham: Alfred Pumphrey, n.d.), 10
Complete catalogue of lantern slides, dissolving views, magic lanterns etc. (London: UK Band of Hope Union, 1891), F [1]

“A very amusing tale of a countryman's adventures in the great city”

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), 305

“These are pictures in illustration of the renowned Roger's travels to and about London.”

Lucerna ID  3005591

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 March 2024

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