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Slide set: The catastrophe series: a set of humorous slides for rapid changes (comic: York & Son, 60 slides, 1889 - 1890)

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Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1A


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Slide 1B


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Slide 2A


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Slide 2B


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Slide 5A
Well on the track, delightful
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A sudden change, O horror!
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Slide 10A
Nothing venture, nothing have
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Over venturesome, caught
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Tossing the pancake, once, twice, go
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Bang, crash
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Slide 14A
Kleptomania Brown contemplating a toothsome supper
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A double catch
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Slide 21A
Forbidden Fruit. Temptation
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Castigation
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Number of slides
60 (30 comic subjects each consisting of two slides, numbered 'a' and 'b' in each pair)
Manufacturer

York & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1889-1914 (item ref. 233)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 9271-9295)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
comic
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1889, latest possible 1890)
Related slide set

continued by The catastrophe series: [1891 additions] (comic: York & Son, 50 slides, in/before 1891)

Series
Notes

The J.W. Butcher catalogue lists 100 pairs (this set and its continuations) as one series.

The 1894 Wood catalogue only lists the first 25 pairs; the 1891 UKBHU catalogue lists the first 30 pairs.

Collections

8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000563

Record created by Richard Crangle and Sarah Dellmann. Last updated 23 November 2016

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