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Slide set: Chalk your own door (story: Bamforth & Co., 24 slides, 1904)

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Slide 1
Introduction with Title
Slide 2
His right name was Jeremiah Marden
Slide 3
He was a very good shoemaker, but he stood no chance with George Stevens
Slide 4
Jerry's one idea was drinking at his favourite beer stop
Slide 5
His score at 'The Oram Arms' was a large one
Slide 6
'I can't go on any longer, Jerry, ' he said
Slide 7
The inner door of the bar was a regular black book
Slide 8
'Go home and work, and pay your debts like a man'
Slide 9
'I've stopped his drink until he pays up'
Slide 10
'My husband tells me that he has a heavy score here, how much is it?'
Slide 11
The landlord went through the chalks twice
Slide 12
'Will you please take that off the account, and give me a receipt?'
Slide 13
'I have been hasty with Jerry', said Mr. Rewitt
Slide 14
Armed for the re-conquest of Jerry, the landlord set fourth
Slide 15
Jerry's cottage was in the middle of the village
Slide 16
As he approached the door, he heard the sound of Jerry's hammer
Slide 17
'Ah! is that you, Mr. Rewitt? Come in!'
Slide 18
'Never felt better in all my life' replied Jerry
Slide 19
'Well! the fact is, sir, I've been busy working off your score'
Slide 20
'Turn round and look behind you, there's my door half-full'
Slide 21
'No man could have lectured me better than you did'
Slide 22
'Yes! there's a large family' replied Jerry, complacently
Slide 23
Jeremy Muddler has joined the temperance lot
Slide 24
Marden has not, by God's help, touched a drop of drink from the day of his reformation to this
Other related organisations

in stock of P.T. M'Rostie, dates unknown

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1904-1914 (item ref. 1375)

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 548)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1478)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

24 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001642

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 March 2024

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