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Slide set: The calculating cobbler (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1897)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Mr Dropmore calculates how much drink he can buy
Slide 2**
A firm word and reproach from a good customer
Slide 3
Mr Dropmore is no help to his hardworking wife
Slide 4
Mother and children alone. Father is at the Pub
Slide 5
Mr Dropmore, the worse for drink. 'He will recover'
Slide 6
Helpful advice from the good lady. 'Come to the meeting'
Slide 7**
Mr Dropmore makes a new start. He changes name
Slide 8
The diligent Cobbler proudly displays his work to his son
Slide 9
At home -- A happy scene
Slide 10
The Cobbler speaks at the Temperance Meeting
Slide 11
Mr Blackett is going out of business
Slide 12
A converted Mr Blackett has the barrels drained
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of James Lancaster & Son, 1897

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
story
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1897)
Reading or song

‘The calculating cobbler’ in Readings in prose and verse

Notes
The slide titles are taken from handwritten titles on the edges of the illustrated set, probably added by a later owner.
Collections

2 slides known to exist in private collection

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005978

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 July 2014

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