Contact us


Slide sets


Other images









Slide set: Rags and tatters (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1899)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
Rags and tatters, where we go it little matters
Slide 3
Strangers pass too proud for giving
Slide 4
Never a moment thinking while their ruby wine are drinking
Slide 5
How the men consume their measure, join in frolic, laugh and pleasure
Slide 6
Then appears the evil dawning, when the drink leads on to pawning
Slide 7
Speak the truth with bold endeavour
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1899-1914 (item ref. 1175)

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

J.J. Lane, ‘Rags and tatters’ in Short lantern readings 28 (1899)


7 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001442

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 1 December 2008

How to cite this record: all the information in Lucerna is freely available for use for any legal non-commercial purpose. If you use any of the information or any images from this page, please credit Lucerna in the following (or an equivalent) style:

  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource,, item 3001442. Accessed 17 July 2024.

All Lucerna data is published in good faith as the latest known version of the information, but without any guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. If you can correct or add to our information, or supply any images, please Contact us.

Using images from Lucerna: all the digital images on the Lucerna site are available to use for any legal non-commercial purpose, free of charge, if you acknowledge their source and include any copyright statement as it appears under the image. The images are relatively low-resolution, and not intended for print reproduction or projection. If you need a higher-resolution version of the image(s) on this page, please Contact us to ask about availability.