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Slide set: Tommy Noble's pledge card (service of song: Chatham Pexton, 12 slides, 1894)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
'Can I go, mother? Mother, mayn't I go?'
Slide 2
Tommy grasped his penny tightly
Slide 3
'Isn't it grand, mother? isn't it fine?'
Slide 4
Mr Noble was not 'drunk,' yet far from sober
Slide 5
'Joining a Band of Hope, aye; but I'll put a stop to it'
Slide 6
Tommy tenderly picked up his pledge card
Slide 7
'You'll let me go to the Band of Hope meeting tonight?'
Slide 8
Mrs Noble went about her work in a much happier spirit
Slide 9
'Please, sir, what is a drunkard?'
Slide 10
'Well, Tommy, what did you hear?' asked his father
Slide 11
'O, God, bless my father and take away all his sins'
Slide 12
'Sir, will you allow me to sign the pedge?'
Other related organisations

in stock of Chatham Pexton, 1894

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 403)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 572)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

Alfred Sargant and G.J. Chapple (compilers), Tommy Noble's pledge card (London: Church of England Temperance Society, 1894)


This set is attributed to Pexton on the basis that some of the scenery and props (particularly the curtains and wallpaper) appear to match those in Pexton's set The white slaves of London (Lucerna 3001051).


12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003051

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2024

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