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Slide set: The juvenile smokers (story: York & Son, 6 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Tom and Harry buy two cigars to smoke like men
Slide 2
Their Mother peeps over the wall and sees them
Slide 3
The Minister passes; they hide their cigars behind them
Slide 4
They light their cigars again
Slide 5
The smoke overpowers them. Tom is on the ground, and Harry leans against the wall
Slide 6
They sneak home, and are lectured for their folly
Other related organisations

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1750)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

‘The juvenile smokers’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The juvenile smokers (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


6 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001900

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 May 2024

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