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Slide set: Jack's treasure: the story of a London waif (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1905)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
There looked up at him a sweet baby face
Slide 2**
'Why Jack, whatever are you doing baby-famring?'
Slide 3**
Another boy, slightly older than himself
Slide 4**
Mother O'Connell was a motherly old lady
Slide 5**
The Club Doctor was visiting in the court
Slide 6**
George persuaded Jack to kneel with him on the floor
Slide 7**
He rises and steals quietly across the floor
Slide 8**
One of the nurses told him it was impossible to see the baby till tomorrow
Slide 9**
Jack gleefully tells the other boys of the kind nurse he had seen
Slide 10**
The kindly House Surgeon called him on one side
Slide 11**
The kindly House Surgeon placed the now perfectly recovered baby in Jack's arms
Slide 12**
The gentleman decided to give him a chance in life
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Lucerna ID  3005747

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 April 2015

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