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Slide set: Joe Sparks, and what struck him (story: Bamforth & Co., 10 slides, 1897)

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Slide 1
'Daddy's coming,' she exclaimed, 'and he do look bad'
Slide 2
Poor little Dick, he well knew what those words meant, and they all hurried upstairs
Slide 3
He was one of the many who fancy that they cannot do without strong drink
Slide 4
Joe came home and as usual abused his wife
Slide 5
The mother went out of doors to see what was taking place
Slide 6
'Could it be that, sinner as she was, He was ready to pardon her'
Slide 7
'I've done with the drink, Sal, I'll never touch it again as long as I live!'
Slide 8
'Daddy's coming,' cried the cheerful happy voice of a neatly dressed little girl
Slide 9
Soon one of them was on his shoulder and the others running by his side
Slide 10
And is this the same Joe Sparks, and his wife and children that we have described before?
Other related organisations

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Readings or songs

Joe Sparks, and what struck him (London: Religious Tract Society, n.d.)

‘Joe Sparks, and what struck him’ in Poison in the packet [etc.] (c.1902)


10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002231

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2024

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