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Slide set: The little woodman (story: Alfred Pumphrey, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Woodman talking to his son William
Slide 2
Williiam with his dying father
Slide 3
William taken by his six brothers into the wood, and dog Caesar tied up
Slide 4
Little William lost -- praying in the wood
Slide 5
Little William sees a light
Slide 6
His dog follows him, and is mistaken for a wolf
Slide 7
His dog kills the wolf
Slide 8
Arrives at an old woman's cottage
Slide 9
Finds the old woman is his grandmother
Slide 10
Grandmother putting him to bed
Slide 11
Six poor men imploring William's charity -- they prove to be his brothers
Slide 12
William helping his brothers to build a cottage
Other related organisations

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Theobald & Co., 1893

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

Mary Martha Sherwood, The little woodman and his dog Caesar (London: S.W. Partridge & Co., 1880s)

Related slide set

see generic title The little woodman (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005446

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 May 2023

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