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Slide set: Dick Whistler's tramp (story: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 44 slides, in/before 1905)

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Slide 1
Introduction, 'Dick Whistler's Tramp'
Slide 2
Why shouldn't you and I try for this?
Slide 3
Was an open-faced lad of about fourteen
Slide 4
Giving him a shake down in a small room
Slide 5
As he unpacked the egg baskets
Slide 6
Hadn't you better write and see?
Slide 7
One pound four and twopence
Slide 8
You and I, Toby, begin a new life
Slide 9
And presently stopped at a coffee stall
Slide 10
I won't take a ticket for him
Slide 11
Dick easily slipped out of the station
Slide 12
Next moment he was beside the farmer
Slide 13
Arrival before noon at the market town
Slide 14
The hunt began in good earnest
Slide 15
'So you be all alone in the world'
Slide 16
He had now begun his tramp in earnest
Slide 17
Dick had been foremost of them all
Slide 18
Picked up a bright half sovereign
Slide 19
So Dick waited in vain
Slide 20
He marched boldly up to the door
Slide 21
And kneeling down in the grass
Slide 22
Thee's got a bad cold on thee, said the miller
Slide 23
Presently Dick sat down for a rest
Slide 24
I'm so very much obliged to you
Slide 25
Give her that paper
Slide 26
You know the young lady too, I suppose?
Slide 27
I always read a chapter first thing
Slide 28
He felt rather lonely
Slide 29
'Why, to be sure I do,' answered the boy
Slide 30
They were now in a sort of woodland glen
Slide 31
Oh, but you should apply to Mr Stannard
Slide 32
See, he's asleep -- or is something the matter
Slide 33
Have you been long on the tramp
Slide 34
Angus motioned his sister back
Slide 35
She carried a rug over her arm
Slide 36
A kindly voice sounded out of the darkness
Slide 37
Well, nursie, how is he to-day?
Slide 38
He was sensible enough to know he was ill
Slide 39
You see dearie, pursued Nurse Lovejoy
Slide 40
It seems too good to be true
Slide 41
He walked to the station master's office
Slide 42
I wish all folks had consciences
Slide 43
Well, Dick, said the squire
Slide 44
A row of neat poultry houses
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1905-1914 (item ref. 1410)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1906 (item ref. 318)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1482)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1016)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 125)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1905)
Reading or song

Evelyn Everett-Green, Dick Whistler's tramp (n.d.)


44 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001677

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 May 2023

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