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H. G. Clarke


Toy theatre sheet by Clarke, featuring their shop
(Peter Baldwin)

 


The cardboard version of Clarke's zoetrope (Lester Smith)


Clarke zoetrope set cover, and list of subjects (Lester Smith)

Selection [detail]


Time Flies


Leap Frog


Humming Bird


Spinning Top


Jack in the Box

NEW STRIPS added 2018, courtesy Martin Gilbert


2B. COBBLER


2C. LEAPFROG


4B. FUNNY LITTLE MAN WITH UMBRELLA


4C. CLOWN


5A. BOY THROWING BALL


5C. N****R


6C. FEEDING MACHINE


8B. BOY AND HOOP


9A. WINDMILL


9B. SCOTCHMAN WITH BALL


11A. SEE-SAW


11B. BLOWING BLADDERS


12A. BUTTERFLY


13A. HUMMING BIRD


13B. SPINNING TOP


13C. CHANGING HEADS


15C. BOUNCING BALLS


16B. PEACOCK


17A. SWEEP AND CATS


17B. THE FLYING HORSE


17C. TABLE ENGINE


19A. RUNNING THE GAUNTLET


19B. TIME FLIES


19C. BLONDIN


20A. LOCOMOTIVE


20B. BEAM ENGINE


20C. OSCILLATING ENGINE


21A. MONKEY AND DOG


21B. MACAW


21C. PEEP SHOWMAN


23A. DONKEY AND CARROTS


23B. GETTING UP STAIRS


23C. CATERPILLAR


24A. LIFE-GUARDSMAN


24B. THE FLAG THATŐS BRAVED A THOUSAND YEARS


24C. STEAM HAMMER


25A. MOTHER GOOSE


25B. BARREL TRICK


25C. ENVELOPE MACHINE


31A. SWAN AND WINDMILL


32B. FARRIER AT WORK


32C. DOUBLE GYMNAST


33A. BARREL TURNER


33B. BOY AND POST


33C. MONK OF ST GOTHARD


35A. HAIRBRUSHING BY MACHINERY


35B. HURDLE JUMPING


35C. CATS AND RATS


36A. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST


36B. HAND SPRING


37A. FAIRY AND SHELL


37B. VELOCIPEDE


61.PUNCH ON HORSEBACK


39A. PADDY AND PIG


39B. SPARRING


39C. BLOWING BUBBLES


40A. KNIFE GRINDER

(All strips and discs: Martin Gilbert)

 



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NOTES

These images are kindly provided by Martin Gilbert, Peter Baldwin, and Lester Smith