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Slide set: Jack and his 'hard lump' (recitation: Alfred Pumphrey, 2 slides, in/before 1873)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
'Jack,' cries a landlord to a passing sailor, 'stop for a glass.' Jack says he cannot drink, he has a hard lump [...]
Slide 2
'True, true, old boy,' the witty sailor cries / And clinks a bag of gold before his eyes, [...]
Other reference
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 316

“Jack is recommended to a drink by the landlord as a 'cure for a hard lump,' which he refuses, and shows the lump to be a bag of gold.”

Lucerna ID  3005062

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 October 2021

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