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Slide set: Played out: a gambling story (story: Chatham Pexton, 37 slides, 1893)

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Slide 1
Auntie, where can Charlie be?
Slide 2
Mrs Hartley kneeling by her side
Slide 3
Lying upon the bank
Slide 4
You have found my husband
Slide 5
A terrible faintness seized her
Slide 6
The doctors knew a crisis had come
Slide 7
A faint smile touched her lips
Slide 8
Gerald Forrester raised himself
Slide 9
You have wonderfully improved
Slide 10
Go ahead, said Gerald
Slide 11
My winnings in these marked envelopes
Slide 12
Gerald conscious of the approach
Slide 13
Pointing with his finger
Slide 14
Mrs Hartley brought Constance
Slide 15
They each understood the other
Slide 16
There, that's done, thank goodness
Slide 17
He held in his hand some small dice
Slide 18
They commenced at a penny a throw
Slide 19
He dealt Jerry two terrific blows
Slide 20
Jerry's back is bared
Slide 21
Gerald sitting in his cabin
Slide 22
Jerry turned his low brutal face
Slide 23
Jerry repudiated the offered pardon
Slide 24
The place is packed
Slide 25
Quick as lightning
Slide 26
Returning from a day's toil
Slide 27
Tonight an unwonted sadness
Slide 28
Slowly the sun sank
Slide 29
A voice called, Is that you Mac?
Slide 30
He's got a hole in his chest
Slide 31
But it's all up with Jerry
Slide 32
So Mac was left alone
Slide 33
Suddenly, Jerry slowly rose
Slide 34
The sun was setting
Slide 35
I am going to find my wife
Slide 36
Mrs Hartley meets an old friend
Slide 37

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Catalogue entries (4)
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 122
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 259
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 181

“A story, by a popular writer, which illustrates the evils of gambling among rich and poor.”

Other reference
31 August 1893
Lucerna ID  3000913

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 August 2014

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