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When a nigger has a shot at him

Slide 2 of The elephant's revenge (story: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)

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creator of source image(s): BUSCH, Wilhelm  (1832-1908)

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height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
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