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Slide set: Lodgings to let (recitation: Alfred Pumphrey, 6 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Will Waddle, whose temper was studious and lonely
Slide 2
He enter'd his rooms, and to bed he retreated
Slide 3
So he sent for a doctor, and he cried like a ninny --
Slide 4
Will kicked out the doctor; but when ill indeed
Slide 5
'Look ye, landlord, I think,' argued Will with a grin
Slide 6
'In airing your bed my wife is no sloven'
Catalogue and price list of magic lantern slides and photographic transparencies (London: J. Brandon Medland, c.1889), C 11

“Six Original Pictures”

Complete catalogue of lantern slides, dissolving views, magic lanterns etc. (London: UK Band of Hope Union, 1891), F [1]

“A humorous story in verse of a stout lodger who loses his substance and his health in a mysterious manner”

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), 294

“An account, in verse, of Will Waddle's rapid decrease in rotundity in new lodgings by sleeping over a baker's oven.”

Lucerna ID  3005450

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 July 2017

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