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Slide set: Careless Maggie (recitation: Alfred Pumphrey, 6 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Maggie was lazy, and lay so long
Slide 2
'Next,' says Maggie, 'my hair I'll do'
Slide 3
Her brush was somewhere -- she went to find it
Slide 4
'There's my stocking,' she said with a smile
Slide 5
'Rover,' she cried, 'you rude dog, stay!'
Slide 6
'Quack,' quoth the duck, 'splash' was the fall
List of popular lantern photographs (Birmingham: Alfred Pumphrey, n.d.), 2
Complete catalogue of lantern slides, dissolving views, magic lanterns etc. (London: UK Band of Hope Union, 1891), F [2]

“The lazy girl who lay in bed too long”

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), 283

“The results are shown of careless and untidy habits.”

Lucerna ID  3005225

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 February 2024

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