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Slide set: Harry's pint: or, threepence a day (story: Bamforth & Co., 20 slides, 1898)

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Slide 1
Harry was the ostler at the Green Man Inn
Slide 2
It was market-day that was the making of the place
Slide 3
Carts and gigs crowded the yard
Slide 4
Sunday was a sleeper species of the same class
Slide 5
Harry was a good steady man; quiet, obliging and industrious
Slide 6
My first acquaintance with him was when preaching in the open air
Slide 7
'Excuse me, sir', said Harry, 'but I thought I must come down and tell you!'
Slide 8
We kneeled together and gave thanks to God
Slide 9
His chin rested on his hands; his elbows were propped up by his knees
Slide 10
'What's that you're going to do?' asked his wife
Slide 11
Well he is a poor critter that can't keep his own promise
Slide 12
The poor woman was never so bothered before
Slide 13
She deposited him in the cradle
Slide 14
She looked out though the slightly open door
Slide 15
It's all right, missus', said the man carrying the flour
Slide 16
Harry's wife turned in again to work at the bread
Slide 17
'Brought you a ton of coals, mum!' said the dusky driver
Slide 18
She reflected about it as she finished her bread
Slide 19
'O, Harry! the miller's man has brought the sack of flour'
Slide 20
'You see, dear, I've saved my threepence a day'
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1898-1914 (item ref. 1097)

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 20)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1906 (item ref. 329)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1322)

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1912 (item ref. 1822)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 70)

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life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Person linked to this set

model: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slides 6-8, as the preacher

Reading or song

Mark Guy Pearse, Harry's pint: or threepence a day (London: Wesleyan Conference Office, 1880)

Related slide set

see generic title Harry's pint (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

Lucerna ID  3001366

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 March 2024

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