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Slide set: The Frog King and the boy: or, the tables turned (recitation: William Tylar, 8 slides, in/before 1905)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
One day, Harry Wilful, just let out of school, / Went stoning the frogs in the village-green pool,
Slide 2
Waddle laid him down flat -- legs, body and head, / And prodded and punched him, as bakers do bread
Slide 3
Head downwards he next went, held up by the heel; / And 'ere long he knew what a poor frog could feel
Slide 4
Lo! now, for a change, just his ardour to cool, / King Frog duck'd him well in the thick slimy pool!
Slide 5
Then with a croak, and a quirk, and a gutteral 'there'! / Waddle swung him a hundred yards thro' the blue air,
Slide 6
Oh horror! a cord with a stone at one end / Was passed round his body with twist and with bend;
Slide 7
Splash! splash! stone and boy; then a heart-rending cry; / All was left was a pair of young legs, shank and thigh,
Slide 8
His thoughts were disturbed by a tramp and shout. / Running down towards the pool came more boys in a rout,
Other related organisations

in stock of William Tylar, in or before 1905

in stock of William Tylar (Aston) Ltd, 1905-1908

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
recitation
Retail price
8s. 6d. (Tylar 1908) including reading
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1905)
Reading or song

F.T. Read, The Frog King and the boy: or, the tables turned (Birmingham: William Tylar, n.d.)

Notes

The slide titles are taken from the reading text; the slides themselves carry no titles.

Collections

8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3006091

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 May 2020

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