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A comical, beautiful, exciting, educational, interesting, touching and entertaining collection of magic lantern slides depicting two animal species that always live like cat and dog: the cats and dogs. Our pets, our housemates, and not seldom our best friends.

This nice magic lantern slide made by E.P. represents them both, the cats and the dogs.
These 5 British magic lantern slides measure 3.25 inches (8.2 cm) square. The texts on the slides are in fact superfluous. The story tells itself.

This British magic lantern slides measures about 7 by 4 inches (18 x 10 cm). It is made by Carpenter and Westley, one of the finest manufacturers of mahogany framed magic lantern slides, and they are beautifully hand painted. In the wood of the frame name and address of the manufacturer are imprinted: Carpenter & Westley, 24 Regent Street, London. C. 1830.
Without words.

A cat-and-mouse-game depicted on a single slipping slide.

 The name of the maker or retailer is pressed into the wood: Cox in London.
Mounted in a mahogany frame measuring 7" x 4" (18 x 10 cm).

This nice hand painted mechanical slide shows a man who teaches his dog (not) to smoke. As you can see the dog has the pipe in its mouth. This lever slide dates from the 1880's and is set in a mahogany frame measuring 7" x 4" (18 x 10 cm).



A complete set of 12 magic lantern slides made by Theobald & Co., England. The slides measure 3 1/4" (8.2 cm) square.

Mastiff & His Pal. 19thC magic lantern slide entitled "Nothing Venture Nothing Have". It shows a cheeky young pup who is trying to take a juicy steak from a sleeping mastiff.
This slide is hand painted and framed in mahogany c. 1870. Size 7 x 4 inches. Glass: 3 1/2" diameter.

THE CATRICIDE. A comical (?) story about a man who is troubled by nightly wailing of cats and solves his problem in a very drastic way.


A set of eight magic lantern slides measuring 8.2 x 8.2 cm depicting the fairy tale of "Puss in Boots".

Once upon a time a miller died, leaving the mill to his eldest son, a donkey to his second son, and nothing but a cat to his youngest son. Now, some would say this wasn't right. But this is what happened, because that was the miller's nature..........

COMICAL CATS AND DOGS. Three square slides from a set of eight from the Junior Lecturers Series, part 608.

Gentlemen and their dogs. A funny slipping slide size 12 x 4.5 cm. Opposites attract each other.

Coloured magic lantern slide "A DISGRACE TO HIS FAMILY" made by T.H. MCALLISTER N.Y. The glass is 3.25" in diameter and it is set into a 7"x 4" wooden frame held in by a brass band.

Is this a variation on the fairy tale of "The Ugly Duck"?

Double slipping slide showing a man whose night's rest is disturbed by two screeching cats. Printed on the wooden frame: George H. Pierce.

A nice single slipping slide. Who is the aggressor here, the man or the dog?


Mice disappear when the cat appears.

 This wonderful hand painted slide will charm children of all ages. The cats eyes move to and fro and the mice come and go by sliding the slipping piece of glass in and out. It measures 7" wide x 4 " high.


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