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Slide set: The hare and the robbers (comic: Bamforth & Co., 8 slides, 1883 - 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Two robbers discover a plump hare hanging outside a window
Slide 2
They determine to steal the hare, and commence preparations for ascending
Slide 3
One of the robbers clutches the rope, and is pulled up by the other. An officer of justice appears
Slide 4
The officer attempts to arrest the robber below, but he ascends also out of the way
Slide 5
The officer is determined to have them and ascends himself
Slide 6
The robbers both get on one side of the rope and so pull the officer up on the other side
Slide 7
The robbers descend with the hare and keep their enemy suspended
Slide 8


no image available
Number of slides
8
Manufacturer
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 122)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 61)

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

Robert Craven, The hare and the robbers in Short lantern readings 2 (c.1887)

Related slide set

see generic title The hare and the robbers (generic set title)

Notes
The Lizars catalogue lists nine slides, adding an introductory title slide as Slide 1a.
Collections

7 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000469

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 March 2015

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