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Slide set: The Tinkleborough band (recitation: Walter Tyler, 12 slides, in/before 1897)

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Slide 1
The farmers all were gathered, at their annual flower show
Slide 2
Then soon they came together every person of renown
Slide 3
And when they try their instruments each plays a different tune
Slide 4
And so they brought a bandmaster who chose his special men
Slide 5
And the coming of those instruments was quite a holiday
Slide 6
First came Jones who was surrounded by the great circular bass
Slide 7
And then they start to measure them, with yard-sticks and with tapes
Slide 8

no image available
Slide 9
And soon midst ringing cheers to the contest march away
Slide 10
And Blowhard was distracted when the drumstick chanced to fly
Slide 11
And they made a sad procession, as they slowly limped along
Slide 12
And never was such music heard and such gay dancing seen
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in stock of E.G. Wood, dates unknown

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 677i)

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

‘The Tinkleborough band’ in Readings for lantern slides 13 (1897)


The slide titles are taken from the reading; the slides themselves may have been known by other titles, though the examples seen carry no titles.


11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3006215

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 May 2023

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