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Slide set: The Pied Piper of Hamelin (recitation: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1909-1910)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Hamelin Town’s in Brunswick
Slide 2
An hour they sate in council
Slide 3
And in did come the strangest figure
Slide 4
Out of the houses the rats came tumbling
Slide 5
A thousand guilders! The Mayor looked blue
Slide 6
Once more he stept into the street
Slide 7
The Piper advanced and the children followed
Slide 8
Did I say all? No! One was lame
Other related organisation

in stock of William Lane, dates unknown

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1909, latest possible 1910)
Reading or song

Robert Browning, The Pied Piper of Hamelin (London: W. Butcher & Sons, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title The Pied Piper of Hamelin (generic set title – 6 different versions are known)

The slide titles are adapted from the text of the reading; the slides themselves carry no titles.

8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000117

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 May 2013

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