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Slide set: Fetching the beer (story: Bamforth & Co., 8 slides, 1893)

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Slide 1
Now, children, remember this parting word. You are temperance girls that assemble here
Slide 2
Here, child, I've been waiting such a time for you to come home and fetch the beer
Slide 3
But here is the inn! Oh, I quite forgot what teacher said about asking mother
Slide 4
Here, mother! mother! I'm out of breath with holding the jug and trying to run
Slide 5
Dear, dear! the child must have broken the jug to be back so soon with her piteous cry
Slide 6
'Well, child, what's the matter? another smash? have you hurt yourself with the broken bits
Slide 7
No, mother, the jug is safe and sound, but I ought to have told you what teacher avows
Slide 8
Why child, now I think, it is hardly fit for children to go such an errand at all
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 579)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 541)

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

M.B. Moorhouse, ‘Fetching the beer: a real incident’ in Short lantern readings 17 (1893)

Lucerna ID  3000892

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2024

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