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Slide set: Ten nights in a bar room (story: York & Son, 24 slides, in/before 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Outside of Tavern and distant Mill
Slide 2**
In Parlour with Landlord and George
Slide 3**
In Bar -- Charlie Drummond and George
Slide 4**
In Parlour -- Jasper Downes and Charlie Drummond
Slide 5**
In Parlour -- Lawyer, Parson and Weaver
Slide 6**
In Parlour -- Weaver led off by his Child
Slide 7**
At Bar -- Landlord, Jasper Downes and George
Slide 8**
At Bar -- Landlord throwing glass at Weaver
Slide 9**
In Parlour -- Weaver, Wife and Child
Slide 10**
In Parlour -- Landlord seated with Lamp
Slide 11**
In Weaver's House -- Weaver, Wife and Child
Slide 12**
Delirium Tremens
Slide 13**
In Bar -- Landlord with Downes and Pearson
Slide 14**
In Parlour -- Pearson, Downes and Landlord
Slide 15**
Downes and Charlie Drummond, Landlord and Pearson
Slide 16**
At Bar -- George and Squire Drummond
Slide 17**
Quarrel between Downes and Charlie Drummond
Slide 18**
Murder of Charlie Drummond
Slide 19**
Mrs Drummond and Charlie
Slide 20**
Discovery of Jasper Downes under Bed
Slide 21**
Landlord and George
Slide 22**
Landlord and his Son struggling
Slide 23**
Death of Hood
Slide 24**
Weaver and Wife
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of John W. Care, dates unknown

in stock of D. Noakes & Son, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1891-1914 (item ref. 390)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1784)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 274)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 108)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 559)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1891)
Reading or song

T.S. Arthur and Ellis Reynolds, Ten nights in a bar room: or the curse of drink (London: York & Son, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title Ten nights in a bar room (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

CRUIKSHANK, George  (1792-1878) – creator of source image(s), slide 12

People appearing in slides

YORK, Frederick  (1823-1903) – slide 19


1 slide known to exist in private collection

24 slides known to exist in private collection

24 slides in The Hecht Collection: Screen Archive South East (University of Brighton)

Lucerna ID  3000709

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2024

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