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Slide set: Beware!: or, the effects of gambling (story: Bamforth & Co., 24 slides, 1893)

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Slide 1
Well, good-bye, old fellow; mind you drop us a line when you arrive
Slide 2
Ruth sank down on a chair and burst into a flood of tears
Slide 3
There, come back, Ben, and let us have a cup of tea
Slide 4
'Heads or tails,' said Idle Sam, who was sitting on the wall. Dick was sweeping the stable yard
Slide 5
They saw the head of Mr Arnott's coachman appearing over the wall
Slide 6
'Master's compliments, and he's sent Mrs Macintosh a little fruit'
Slide 7
'He's not there, ma'am, and Barton knows nothing about him'
Slide 8
'Take this to Mr Freeman's,' she said, in a tone of displeasure
Slide 9
'And now, Dawson, shall I tell papa of this, or will you and Barton speak to the boy'
Slide 10
'If you take up with that boy Sam, you'll rue the day you ever saw him'
Slide 11
In a minute or two Dick was persuaded to bet on the throw, in place of simply guessing as at first
Slide 12
'If you mean Mr Barton, Sam, I'd advise you to take care what you say'
Slide 13
'Here's where I'm going to,' said Dick, stopping opposite a grocer's shop
Slide 14
Ruth was sitting at the door knitting; she saw Ben in the distance
Slide 15
Ruth took the letter and kissed it again and again
Slide 16
He read on slowly for some time, Ruth listening with rapt attention
Slide 17
He flung his head down upon his arms and groaned aloud
Slide 18
'Ben, he never did it!' said Ruth in a calm, distinct voice
Slide 19
'Oh, sir,' cried Ruth, as she set a chair, 'Ben's in great trouble'
Slide 20
'And now, sir, if I may make so bold, how -- has he written to you?'
Slide 21
'Well, my good friend, let me hear first what your account of the matter is'
Slide 22
'The letter, I find, is from Capt. Macintosh's coachman,' said the minister
Slide 23
By return of post, the reply came, a long carefully written account
Slide 24
'Your son is acquitted!' was the clergyman's simple greeting
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 573)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 138)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 365)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 513)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 9)

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

Beware!: or, the effects of gambling (London: Jarrold & Sons, 1867)

People appearing in slides

BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slides 1-3, 15-22, 24


24 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002116

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 May 2024

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