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Slide set: The cricket on the hearth: or, the household fairy (story: York & Son, 24 slides, 1890)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
She sat down before the kettle
Slide 2
Oh, goodness, John! what a state you're in
Slide 3
The Stranger saluted the Carrier's wife
Slide 4
He turned to shut the door
Slide 5
Dot uttered a loud, sharp, sudden cry
Slide 6
Caleb and Bertha were at work together
Slide 7
I can't afford to sing, said Tackleton
Slide 8
The repast was set forth on the board
Slide 9
The Blind Girl held her by both hands
Slide 10
In one stride he was at the window
Slide 11
They moved slowly towards the door
Slide 12
The Carrier sat down by his fireside
Slide 13
Nothing but her clasped hands on brow and head
Slide 14**
The Cricket on the Hearth in fairy shape
Slide 15**
Fairies came trooping forth
Slide 16**
She sat plying her needle before the fire
Slide 17**
Rocking her little baby in its cradle
Slide 18**
They showed her with the Blind Girl
Slide 19
If you please I can't make nobody hear
Slide 20**
The Blind Girl threw herself before him
Slide 21**
Dot ran up to Caleb
Slide 22
'This is my wife,' said Edward
Slide 23**
A high feast at the Peerybingle's
Slide 24
There was a dance in the evening
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 62
Catalogue of lantern slides: part I (London: Newton & Co., 1912), 172
Catalogue of lantern slides: part II (London: Newton & Co., 1913), 891
Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913), 145
Other reference
14 August 1890
Lucerna ID  3000623

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 September 2021

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