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Slide set: The artful convict (story: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1893)

Individual slides contained in this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Most of his time in gaol is spent, an there he is just now, / But on escaping he is bent, and I will tell you how
Slide 2
He then proceeds with greatest care, to dress the empty sack / To look as if himself bung there, when viewed but from the back.
Slide 3
And now beneath the seat he's found, and waits an hour or more, / Until the gaoler takes his round, and passes by his door.
Slide 4
The semi-darkness to him shews something unusual there, / Then he the door wide open throws, and gets an dreadful scare.
Slide 5
At once the cunning rascal rose, without the least delay, / And strips the sack of all his clo'es, and he too darts away
Slide 6
Meanwhile the gaoler hurries back, and with him others come; / But when he gazes on the sack, he's with surprise struck dumb
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1
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
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image content: slide set title
2
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
3
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
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Photography
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4
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
5
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
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Photography
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6
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
Lucerna ID  3000965

Record created by Richard Crangle and Sarah Dellmann. Last updated 23 November 2016

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