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Slipping slides

Estimate: £100 - £150
ca. US$195 - US$293
Price realised:  £204
ca. US$399
Lot number 235, Views: 13

Slipping slides
Slipping slides comprising ten wood-mounted hand-painted slides, showing a soldier surprising an artist, a man being hit on the nose with a plank, a magician walking, a fortune teller reading tea leaves, a woman with a cabbage, a woman assaulting a man, a fop with an umbrella, a boy dropping his books in mud, a man carrying a pig's head or a pig carrying a man's head, a woman smoking a clay pipe, the latter two stamped W. G. A. D. , c. 7 x 4 inches (10)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Ganz Collection of Magic Lanterns, Optical Toys & Pre-Cinema
Date of the auction: 22 Jan 2007
Address: Christie's
22 January 2007, London, South Kensington