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Slide set: Bumble's courtship (story: York & Son, 12 slides, 1892)

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Slide 1
If ever a beadle looked tender, Mr Bumble was so at that moment
Slide 2
Mr Bumble wiped his lips, and deliberately kissed the matron
Slide 3
Inexplicable conduct of Bumble when left alone
Slide 4
Bumble taking a cursory glance at Mrs Corney's chest of drawers
Slide 5
'Oh, Mr Bumble, I have been so dreadfully put out!'
Slide 6
Mr Bumble imprinted a passionate kiss upon her chaste nose
Slide 7
Mr Bumble sat in the workhouse parlour
Slide 8
'Cheap!' cried a shrill voice in Mr Bumble's ear
Slide 9
Mrs Bumble dropped into a chair, and fell into a paroxysm of tears
Slide 10
Mrs Bumble defied him to talk about his prerogative
Slide 11
Mrs Bumble caught up a bowl of soapsuds, and ordered him to depart
Slide 12
Mr Bumble boxed the ears of a boy, and walked into the street
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1895-1914 (item ref. 834)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 12)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Charles Dickens, Bumble's courtship (n.d.)

Subject keyword
DICKENS, Charles  (1812-1870)
Lucerna ID  3001141

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 February 2016

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