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Slide set: Attention! (comic: Bamforth & Co., 4 slides, 1880s)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A soldier was seated within the canteen, / Enjoying a mug of good beer
Slide 2
The officer very ungraciously sat / At one end of the seat, as you see
Slide 3
He turned to the soldier, now on the alert, / For anything that might take place
Slide 4
As soon as the order was out of his lips, / The soldier sprang up in a crack
Other related organisations

in stock of R.J. Appleton & Co., , dates unknown (item ref. 422)

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 133)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 37)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
1880s  (earliest possible 1883, latest possible 1887)
Reading or song

Robert Craven, ‘Attention!’ in Short lantern readings 6 (1889)

The Lizars catalogue uses the title Rank or attention.
Lucerna ID  3000476

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 May 2024

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