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Slide set: The crocodile's dinner party (recitation: York & Son, 9 slides, 1895)

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Slide 1
With paper, pen and ink, he sat him down to think
Slide 2
His guests were all assembled
Slide 3
She softly swallowed him and made no mention
Slide 4
Some punishment is due for this transgression
Slide 5
But Mr Lynx was taken in possession
Slide 6
Left nothing of the lynx to tell the story
Slide 7
The leopard all irate at his relation's fate
Slide 8
Then on the leopard sprang
Slide 9
As down his throat the roaring lion hasted
Other related organisations

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 517)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

E. Vinton Blake, The crocodile's dinner party (n.d.)


9 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004603

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 May 2024

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