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Slide set: What'll win?: or gambling on the racecourse and off it (lecture: Riley Brothers, 60 slides, 1909)

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Slide 1
Title Slide
Slide 2
Newspaper Contents Bill
Slide 3
Off to the Races
Slide 4
Official Race Card -- Doncaster September Meeting
Slide 5
Guild Hall, Doncaster -- The Races and the Rates
Slide 6
On the Way to the Town Moor, Doncaster
Slide 7
The Rush by Road
Slide 8
The Racecourse Loafer
Slide 9
The Crowd at the 'St Leger'
Slide 10
The Crowd at the 'Derby'
Slide 11
The Betting Ring at Castle Irwell, Manchester
Slide 12
On the Course, opposite the Royal Box
Slide 13
The Turf 'Bookie'
Slide 14
A Bare-faced Evasion
Slide 15
Slide 16
The Royal Standard
Slide 17
King Edward VII in Robes of State
Slide 18
The King in the Royal Box
Slide 19
Lord Rothschild in Tattersall's Enclosure
Slide 20
A Popular Jockey -- 'Dannie Maher'
Slide 21
Accident to Trigg
Slide 22
The First Race
Slide 23
The Start for the St Leger
Slide 24
The Finish of the St Leger
Slide 25
Slide 26
A Bookmaker's Ticket
Slide 27
Sweeping up Betting Slips
Slide 28
The 'S.P.' Bookie
The spread of gambling
Slide 29
The Newsboy
Slide 30

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Slide 31
Gambling in Clubs
Slide 32
Gambling among Women
Slide 33
'How Women are Betting!'
Slide 34
Stock Exchange Gambling
Slide 35

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Slide 36
A Cricket Match
Slide 37
Cricket Coupon
Slide 38
Slide 39
Football, 'Rugby'
Slide 40

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Slide 41
A Football Crowd
Slide 42
Football Estimate or Coupon
Slide 43
Gambling on Shipboard -- The 'Lusitania'
Slide 44
Monte Carlo -- the Gambler's Paradise
Slide 45
The Scene Round the Tables at Monte Carlo
The effects of gambling
Slide 46
The 'Racehorse' Placard
Slide 47
Unprofitable Prophets
Slide 48
Racecourse Tipsters
Slide 49
The Lady Tipster
Slide 50
'Whatsoever a man soweth'
Slide 51
The Assize Court
Slide 52
The Cell
Slide 53
'Gambling and the Home' -- An Everyday Tragedy
Slide 54
'The Sequel'
Fighting gambling
Slide 55
The Good Samaritan
Slide 56
Legislation and Administration
Slide 57

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Slide 58

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Slide 59
An Anonymous Postcard: 'Tipping the Winner'
Slide 60
'A Working Man's Winning Tip'
Other related organisations

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1407)

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1909-1914 (item ref. 1610)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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H.M. Nield, What'll win: or, gambling on the racecourse and off it (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1909)

People appearing in slides

EDWARD VII, King   (1841-1910) – slides 17-18

MAHER, Dannie  (1881-1916) – slide 20

ROTHSCHILD, 1st Baron   (1840-1915) – slide 19

TRIGG, Charlie  (1881-1945) – slide 21


55 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003185

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 August 2017

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