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Slide set: Timothy's quest (story: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 25 slides, in/before 1913)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introductory slide
Slide 2
That was Minerva Court!
Slide 3
'Well, who does the baby belong to?'
Slide 4
'For I'm clean tired out, fussin' and plannin''
Slide 5
A little figure crept out of the bed
Slide 6
'I can never find a mother for her, if she's too dirty'
Slide 7
'Shall I leave 'em a letter?'
Slide 8
He stooped to put Gay in the basket
Slide 9
He pushed back the ragged hat from his waving hair
Slide 10
The little matter of toilets came next
Slide 11
'How much does it cost to go to Pleasant River?'
Slide 12

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Slide 13

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Slide 14

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Slide 15
Soon the village came in sight
Slide 16
That's a country door plate
Slide 17
'Do you need any babies here, please?'
Slide 18
'Samanthy Ann! Come right here'
Slide 19
Gay, who knew a good thing when she saw it
Slide 20
Timothy bent down to kiss the sleeping child
Slide 21
He wouldn't have me
Slide 22
'I want my Timfy! I want my Timfy'
Slide 23
He was snorin' like a pirate
Slide 24
Miss Vilda's slumber was troubled
Slide 25

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Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 316
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 200

“An American story, by Mrs Wiggins, of two child-tramps -- their fortunes and misfortunes. The story is very popular in America, and has received a warm welcome here. Suitable for Coffee Suppers and Entertainments.”

Lucerna ID  3003086

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 August 2014

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