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Slide set: The newsboy's debt (recitation: York & Son, 12 slides, 1898)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
I saw a tiny, ill-clad boy
Slide 2
At last he stopped
Slide 3
Papers, sir? The 'Evening News!'
Slide 4
Here's a crown
Slide 5
I sought my office desk again
Slide 6
And so I took my homeward way
Slide 7
An urchin entered, barely seven
Slide 8
He got runned over, up the street
Slide 9
They took him to the hospital
Slide 10
He made me fetch his jacket here
Slide 11

no image available
Slide 12

no image available
Other related organisations

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 346)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Hannah R. Hudson, ‘The newsboy's debt’ in Short lantern readings 1 (c.1887)

Related slide set

see generic title The newsboy's debt (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)


10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004665

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 September 2021

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