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Slide set: Buy your own cherries (story: York & Son, 10 slides, 1885)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
'You touch them if you dare, sir!'
Slide 2

no image available
Slide 3
He opened the bag of cherries on the bench
Slide 4
'Well, will you have a glass of something short?'
Slide 5
She went to the window
Slide 6

no image available
Slide 7
'Come, here's a leg of mutton for him'
Slide 8
A plate of nice rosy ripe cherries
Slide 9**
He himself has built a nice row of houses
Slide 10
Now in a handsome villa
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of William Care, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1891-1914 (item ref. 382)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 7695)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Newton & Co., 1899-1913 (item ref. IM)

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 50)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 96)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 547)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 20)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

J.W. Kirton, Buy your own cherries: a tale (London: Jarrold & Sons, 1862)

Related slide sets

see generic title Buy your own cherries (generic set title – 8 different versions are known)

copied as Koopt eigen kersen (story: manufacturer unknown, 10 slides, n.d.)


8 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000701

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