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Slide set: The death and burial of Cock Robin (recitation: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introductory slide of Cock Robin
Slide 2
Killing Cock Robin and catching his blood
Slide 3
Making his shroud
Slide 4
Cock Robin’s chief mourning. Thrush singing his dirge
Slide 5
Owl digging Cock Robin’s Grave
Slide 6
Cock Robin’s chief bearer
Slide 7
The Parson and Clerk
Slide 8
Tolling the bell
Other related organisation

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, dates unknown

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

The death and burial of Cock Robin (London: W. Butcher & Sons, n.d.)


8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000018

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 October 2020

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