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Slide set: Old Mother Hubbard (recitation: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Old Mother Hubbard / Went to the cupboard / To get her poor dog a bone; / But when she got there / The cupboard was bare / And so the poor dog got none
Slide 2
She went to the baker's / To buy him some bread, / And when she came back / Her poor dog was dead
Slide 3
She went to the hatter's / To buy him a hat, / And when she came back / He was feeding the cat
Slide 4
She went to the fruiterer's / To buy him some fruit, / And when she came back / He was playing the flute
Slide 5
She went to the tailor's / To buy him a coat, / And when she came back / He was riding a goat
Slide 6
She went to the cobbler's / To buy him some shoes, / And when she came back / He was reading the news
Slide 7
She went to the hosier's / To buy him some hose, / And when she came back / He was dressed in his clothes
Slide 8
The dame made a curtsey, / The dog made a bow; / The dame said, 'Your servant,' / The dog said 'Bow, wow'
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in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, dates unknown

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1900, latest possible 1907)
Related slide set

see generic title Old Mother Hubbard (generic set title – 9 different versions are known)


8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000011

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 October 2020

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