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Slide set: A night with a baby (story: Wrench & Son, 13 slides, in/before 1889)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Slide 2
Departure of Mrs Smallpiece
Slide 3
Lying in Wait
Slide 4
Disturbed Rest
Slide 5
Groping for the Matches
Slide 6
Baby tries to Swallow the Matches
Slide 7
Baby seized and Carried Down Stairs
Slide 8
Lighting the Fire
Slide 9
Administering the Food
Slide 10
Baby's Toys in Bed
Slide 11
The Light goes out
Slide 12
The War Dance
Slide 13
Return of Mrs Smallpiece
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 725)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1889)
Related slide set

see generic title Night with a baby (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


13 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000518

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2024

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