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Slide set: Edie's sixpence three-farthings (story: T.T. Wing, 13 slides, in/before 1908)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Title slide
Slide 2
Flowers were cried along the road
Slide 3
Mrs Bentley took in washing
Slide 4
'Twas a small purse, worn and shabby
Slide 5
I wonder where I could have seen that name
Slide 6
The door was opened by a servant
Slide 7
Well, dear, as you found this money
Slide 8
She knew where to find a butcher's
Slide 9
Please get the fry-pan
Slide 10
Chops on Friday! well I never!
Slide 11
Then he listened to the story
Slide 12
You shall have a happy home, dears
Slide 13
They owe it to a six-three-farthings-pledge
Other related organisations

in stock of Onward Publishing Office, dates unknown

in stock of Wright & Co., dates unknown

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1629)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 874)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1908)
Reading or song

Miriam R. Smith, Edie's sixpence three-farthings (n.d.)


The latest possible date is based on the appearance of Chatteris in the slide backgrounds; by 1908 Wing was no longer resident there.


13 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3006773

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 July 2023

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