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Slide set: A troublesome security (story: Bamforth & Co., 12-13 slides, 1880s)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1A
[Title slide]
Slide 1
The Fieldshire News Office
Slide 2**
Arrival of the Circus
Slide 3**
Securing the Security
Slide 4**
Feeding the Security
Slide 5**
A Lecture on Zoology
Slide 6**
The Bear Breaks Loose
Slide 7**
The Bear and the Editor
Slide 8**
Editor Escapes Through the Window
Slide 9**
The Fieldshire Fire Brigade
Slide 10**
The Bear Chokes Himself
Slide 11**
Removing the Security
Slide 12
Surveying the Ruins
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides
12 minimum, 13 maximum (12 slides listed in catalogue, with additional title slide in some examples of the set)
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 109)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 8)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
1880s  (earliest possible 1883, latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

A troublesome security in Short lantern readings 1 (c.1887)


13 slides known to exist in private collection

10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000457

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 October 2015

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