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Slide set: The joker's mistake (comic: Bamforth & Co., 8 slides, 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction Slide
Slide 2
Of course, when you're rowing, you're face to the stern; / You're bound, now and then, to look round just to learn,
Slide 3
He saw the man's legs hanging over the shelf, / And then, in a moment, he said to himself --
Slide 4
Who, as he passed on, quickly rose from his seat, / And firmly seized hold of the poor angler's feet
Slide 5
In a moment he drew up his feet with a grunt, / And the joker was lifted quite out of his punt
Slide 6
And then just as quickly he spread them out wide, / And the joker was sent headlong into the tide
Slide 7
And while he has loudly been saying his say, / His boat has been drifting much further away
Slide 8
And here you may see him, with might and with main, / Now trying to catch up his boat once again
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 651)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
comic
Date of first manufacture
1893
Reading or song

Robert Craven, ‘The joker's mistake’ in Short lantern readings 15 (1893)

Collections

8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000964

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 May 2009

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