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Slide set: Tom Atkins' armour (recitation: W. Rider & Co., 10 slides, 1894)

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Slide 1
Somewhere, there lies the little town of O--
Slide 2
His breastplate was indeed a sight to see
Slide 3
Now Billy Power was an odious boy
Slide 4
The bottle still contained too much by half
Slide 5
In this way did this fiendish Billy Power
Slide 6
Such joy as his was not allowed to last
Slide 7
Who could have played this cruelest of tricks?
Slide 8
When Tommy then in armour was bedecked
Slide 9
'Aha!' thought Tommy, 'at it still,are you?'
Slide 10

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Other related organisations

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Walter Tyler, dates unknown

in stock of Chatham Pexton, 1894

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

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 slide titles are taken from the reading; the slides themselves carry no titles.
Lucerna ID  3001379

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 October 2012

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