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Slide set: John Gilpin (recitation: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1900-1907)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
John Gilpin was a citizen
Slide 2
The morning came, the chaise was brought
Slide 3
Now Mistress Gilpin (careful soul!)
Slide 4
Away went Gilpin, neck or nought
Slide 5
His horse at last stood still
Slide 6
For, while he spake, a braying ass
Slide 7
Away went Gilpin, and away
Slide 8
He did again get down
Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Retail price
2s., 3s. at different unknown dates
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1900, latest possible 1907)
Reading or song

William Cowper, ‘John Gilpin’ (London: W. Butcher & Sons, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title John Gilpin (generic set title – 11 different versions are known)


8 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3000114

Record created by Richard Crangle and Sarah Dellmann. Last updated 8 June 2020

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