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Slide set: That little bonnet (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 34 slides, 1895)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction, with title
Slide 2
Ephraim was never quarrelsome and very rarely drunk
Slide 3
His position in the gutter made a sort of dam
Slide 4
Those passages, or ginnels, lead to small courts
Slide 5
Hers was a dull, grey, monotonous life
Slide 6
He did all the work that was brought him
Slide 6a
He spent his evenings at the Lord Nelson
Slide 7
'If Grunwell comes for his boots they're three and six,' he said
Slide 8
'Which on 'em would you like, Lizzie?'
Slide 9
'What are you crying for, love?' he asked
Slide 10
She went to the window every day to see the bonnet
Slide 11
'I say, Eph, look here, ain't I fine?' asked the landlady
Slide 12
'I've promised Lizzie a bonnet there is in Forrester's window'
Slide 13
He went to her little bedside and listened to her ramblings
Slide 14
Next morning the cobbler was at work earlier than usual
Slide 15
'There's a bonnet in the window marked 3s 11 1/2d,' he said
Slide 16
He stood alone under a lamp for nearly half-an-hour
Slide 17
'I say, Mr Forrester, I've promised our Lizzie a new bonnet'
Slide 18
She turned her back to him and began to wipe her eyes
Slide 19
He recollected his promise just as he got his foot on the doorstep
Slide 20
He sat down on the coping-stone of the church wall
Slide 21
Ned Bould was permitted to give his testimony
Slide 21a

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Slide 22
'No,' said he, 'I've promised to be teetotal till they're paid for'
Slide 23
Ephraim worked hard and long
Slide 24
He took Lizzie for a walk on the moor
Slide 25
The neighbourhood was alive with school processions
Slide 26
Ephraim looked and listened and felt glad
Slide 27
The doctor was a young Scotchman, who had his own ideas of things
Slide 28
'Good daddy,' she said, 'where's mother?'
Slide 29
When the only child's voice is hushed for ever the home is desolate
Slide 30
They preached a funeral sermon at the Mission School
Slide 31
He had a class at the Mission School
Slide 32
It consists of a girl's Sunday dress and 'That Little Bonnet'
Other related organisations

in stock of James Broadbent & Son, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1895-1914 (item ref. 802)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

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

James Broadbent (arr. James Broadbent), That little bonnet (Leeds: James Broadbent & Son, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title That little bonnet (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


This set may also have been in Lizars' hire stock; a 24-slide set of this title in their 1909 catalogue has been taken as that by G.M. Mason, but this may be an error. The Lizars catalogue reference may be a simple typo, or could indicate the existence of another version of the set.


33 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001110

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 May 2024

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