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Slide set: Tom Atkins' armour (recitation: W. Rider & Co., 11 slides, 1894)

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Slide 1
And in these barracks is an armour room
Slide 2
When finished, Tommy looked at it with glee
Slide 3
He crept in at the door -- gazed about
Slide 4
The breastplate now he turned towards the light
Slide 5
Patterns of every shape, from neck to waist
Slide 6
Such joy as his was not allowed to last
Slide 7
A plan of vengeance struck him sharp and quick
Slide 8
All further movement suddenly he checked
Slide 9
And from the pedestal he slowly stepped
Slide 10

no image available
Slide 11

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Other related organisations

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Chatham Pexton, 1894

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1898-1914 (item ref. 1110)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 505)

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

‘Tom Atkins's armour’ in A terrible Christmas Eve [etc.] (1894)


The 1905 Riley catalogue only lists slides 1-10.

Lucerna ID  3001379

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 May 2024

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