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Slide set: Water is good enough! (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 4 slides, 1894)

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Slide 1
'Barmaid! fill me a brimming glass, the best of your bright and sparkling ale'
Slide 2
'If you havn't the money,' she saucily said, 'then water is good enough, quite for you?'
Slide 3
As he drank the pure draught his thoughts were bent on the truth that lay in the cutting sneer
Slide 4
'Thank you, my lass, for a lesson clear, the best thing I've heard for many a year'
Other related organisations

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 404)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 564)

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

M.B. Moorhouse, ‘Water is good enough!’ in Short lantern readings 19 (1894)


4 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002142

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2024

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