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Slide set: The lazy duck (story: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 23 slides, in/before 1909)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction. The lazy duck
Slide 2
Boxed up there in the shed
Slide 3
Several hens were sitting there
Slide 4
Quite right, I'll begin tomorrow
Slide 5
The old Dorking sat on a barrow
Slide 6
The old hen looked at them lovingly
Slide 7
Old Chanticleer Dorking came home
Slide 8
Two of them looked so strange
Slide 9
Joining his other wives
Slide 10
Mr Cochin was a fine tall fellow
Slide 11
Let 'em all come
Slide 12
By my spurs
Slide 13
Quite right, quite right
Slide 14
More mysteries still
Slide 15
Sir Aylesbury Duck waddled round
Slide 16
He boasted of the family coat of arms
Slide 17
Standing in the pan of water
Slide 18
You are forgetting yourself
Slide 19
Calling for the others on the way
Slide 20
Sir Aylesbury and the ducklings
Slide 21
Now, listen, my lady
Slide 22
Look after these ducklings
Slide 23
Oh, my, said the duck
Other related organisations

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1010)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 110)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1909)
Reading or song
It's debatable whether this is strictly a Life Model set – human models only appear in two slides. But the ducks and hens appear to be 'characters' in the story!

22 slides known to exist in private collection

23 slides in The Hecht Collection: Screen Archive South East (University of Brighton)

Lucerna ID  3004144

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 March 2024

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