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Slide set: Wet paint (story: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1899)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Intro with title
Slide 2**
A painter at his work is seen applying varnish bright and clean
Slide 3**
A masher takes the vacant seat, and hopes his lady love to greet
Slide 4**
He finds he cannot leave his seat, not even his best girl to greet
Slide 5**
She concludes amidst her sighs, 'His love is cold, or he would rise'
Slide 6**
This is the masher's only mode of escaping down the road
Slide 7**
A curious bird drops on the scene, and wonders what the pants have been
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1899-1914 (item ref. 1178)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 872)

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

‘C.J.M.’, ‘Wet paint’ in Short lantern readings 27 (1899)


7 slides known to exist in private collection

7 slides in Kirklees Museums and Galleries

Lucerna ID  3001445

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 June 2013

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