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Slide set: The plum cakes (recitation: York & Son, 9 slides, in/before 1906)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Tom, Will and Jack loved tops and marbles
Slide 2
So with due care, a school he sought
Slide 3
'Twas just before the closing year
Slide 4
A vast profusion of plum cakes
Slide 5
As with the boys his ride he takes
Slide 6
I gorged them all, both paste and plum
Slide 7
Thanks to the use of keys and locks
Slide 8
But never ate my cake alone
Slide 9
A boy was sick and scarce could eat
Other related organisations

in stock of North of England Temperance League,  1906 (item ref. 267)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 747)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1906)
Reading or song

Hannah More, The plum cakes (n.d.)


9 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004343

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 March 2024

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