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Slide set: The drunkard's death (story: York & Son, 10 slides, 1890)

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Slide 1**
She was dead!
Slide 2**
'Is that you, father?'
Slide 3**
'And what do you want here now?'
Slide 4**
'He died in my arms -- shot like a dog'
Slide 5**
'You'll drink with me, master'
Slide 6**
In another instant he was a prisoner
Slide 7**
He sank down on a doorstep, faint and ill
Slide 8**
He crouched into a corner
Slide 9**
He fought and struggled with the water
Slide 10**
Afterwards the body was washed ashore
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 586)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 114)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1281)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Charles Dickens, ‘The drunkard's death’ in several compilations

Dated from Stationer's Hall copyright records.

10 slides known to exist in private collection

10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000899

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 2 January 2022

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