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Slide set: [Temperance recitation set on desert island] (recitation: privately made, 6 slides, n.d.)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A total abstainer in days gone by / Was cast on an island deserted and dry
Slide 2
No no!! he thought 'I've shunned ye cup / From early youth and I'll keep it up'
Slide 3
So climbing the stem of the self same tree / He got to the top, tho' he barked his knee
Slide 4
Undaunted he started to sink a well / With aid of his knife and an oyster shell
Slide 5
Next filling his hat with sea he waits / Until enough evaporates
Slide 6
The grabbing that bottle he murmured 'Now / I'm sorry to say I must break my vow'
Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
recitation
Date of first manufacture
unknown
Notes
The slides appear to be home-made, with the images painted or drawn in ink directly onto the glass and then hand-coloured. Slide 5 is slightly wider than the others.
Collections

6 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005856

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 6 February 2013

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