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Slide set: Studies in black and white(wash) (comic: maker unknown, 2 slides, in/before 1888)

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Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Sambo at work on ladder whitewashing. 'Go away from that ladder I tole' yer'
Slide 2
Negress looking out of door, and the ladder and Sambo upset, 'I told yer somefin' would happen'
Number of slides

maker unknown, England

Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers,  ? -1914 (item ref. 325)

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887 (item ref. 121)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Related slide sets

contained in Comic triplets (comic: Riley Brothers, 17-29 slides, in/before 1890)

possibly same as Pair of studies (comic: maker unknown, 2 slides, n.d.)


The 1891 Riley catalogue lists this set separately as Pair of studies in black and white (wash) (stock number 121), but in 1905 it is among other sets grouped under the single heading Comic triplets (stock number 325).

Lucerna ID  3003593

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 March 2015

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