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Person: TRUCKLE, George  (c.1842-1907)

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Dick and his donkey (service of song: W. Rider & Co., 24 slides, 1890)

  photographer: Slide 1, Introduction

  photographer: Slide 2, It will go nigh to break my heart

  photographer: Slide 3, Dick meeting his donkey at the gate on the common

  photographer: Slide 4, How Dick earned his first sixpence

  photographer: Slide 5, That's a fine donkey of yours Dick' exclaimed the farmer

  photographer: Slide 6, Here is a lad ma'am who will carry it

  photographer: Slide 7, I mean to save them for mother to pay the rent

  photographer: Slide 8, Good evening Ben' said Dick, 'will you let me go through the gate'

  photographer: Slide 9, Dick had not had such a meal for many a day

  photographer: Slide 10, Dick tried to go on, but Ben caught hold of the bridle

  photographer: Slide 11, Dick she said 'do you think you could do without your donkey'

  photographer: Slide 12, It is'nt tin, it's real good silver,' replied Dick

  photographer: Slide 13, It will be a sad change, Dick,' she added

  photographer: Slide 14, But you will understand it, when I explain it' said Ben

  photographer: Slide 15, Dick deposited the contents in his pocket

  photographer: Slide 16, Benjamin Benton's treachery a lesson for life

  photographer: Slide 17, Dick what ails you, what is the matter?

  photographer: Slide 18, He turned them out in a heap and searched among them

  photographer: Slide 19, Here mother' he said handing her the money

  photographer: Slide 20, The farmer visits Mrs Dalton's cottage

  photographer: Slide 21, Please Sir I'm came to offer Jack to you

  photographer: Slide 22, Yes ma'am' replied Dick, his lips quivered and he could not go on

  photographer: Slide 23, Mrs Dalton very simply related the exact circumstances

  photographer: Slide 24, Dick's interview with Ben at the prison

Lucerna ID 6003848

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 June 2018

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