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Slide set: Poor Pa's trousers (recitation: York & Son, 9 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Poor Pa tries them on
Slide 2
Poor Pa speaks to Cecilia
Slide 3
Poor Pa mentions the matter to Sophronia
Slide 4
Poor Pa calls Ma's attention to them
Slide 5
Poor Pa goes out in checks
Slide 6
Cecilia cuts them
Slide 7
Sophronia amputates them
Slide 8
Ma shortens them
Slide 9
Now look at them
Other related organisations

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League,  1906 (item ref. 171)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 35)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

‘Poor Pa's trousers’ in Popular lantern readings 1 (1880s)

Related slide set

see generic title Poor Pa's trousers (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


9 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004548

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 May 2024

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