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Slide set: House and home: a story for working men (story: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 43 slides, in/before 1906)

Known references to this set
Supplementary list of lantern slides lent on hire: 1906-7 (London: UK Band of Hope Union, 1906), 2

“This story shows how much gentleness and sympathy can do to raise the most hopeless and degraded. Straggles is always drunk, his wife and children are in a terrible state of rags and dirt. The family is the terror of the village. Miss Gibbs visits Mrs Straggles and assists her to tidy the wretched room and make it more home like, and provides her with a dress. Straggles is impressed with this new state of things. He finally gives up the drink and sets to work to make a comfortable home for his family.”

Catalogue of lantern slides for sale or hire (Manchester: Josiah T. Chapman, 1912), 344-345
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 295
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 197

“A story for working-men. Tells how a miserable house was changed into a bright and happy home.”

Lucerna ID  3004152

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 March 2023

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