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Slide set: Why the Green Dragon was closed (service of song: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 18 slides, in/before 1906)

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Slide 1
Introduction, the Green Dragon
Slide 2
Hymn: unfurl the Christian standard
Slide 3
We're a Teetotal family said Mr Donstan
Slide 4**
Two or three friends entered the doorway
Slide 5
The landlord of the Green Dragon
Slide 6
Mrs Peters looked at him in astonishment
Slide 7
Next day Peters kept his word
Slide 8**
He handed each man a shilling
Slide 9
And then came hay harvest
Slide 10
You can tell all the men and their wives
Slide 11
Coffee and tea in great abundance
Slide 12
Hymn: there is beauty all around
Slide 13**
Mrs Donstan noticed these changes
Slide 14
When harvest-time came round
Slide 15
Hymn: Come ye thankful people, come
Slide 16
Fancy a reading room in Lesterby
Slide 17
Was found lying dead in the road
Slide 18**
Pretty cottages erected in its place
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Archer & Sons, dates unknown

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 656)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1906 (item ref. 328)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1906)
Reading or song

Why the 'Green Dragon' was closed (London: UK Band of Hope Union, n.d.)


Slides 15 and 16 are misnumbered in the illustrated set, and the hymn slide 15 has the title label for 16.


5 slides known to exist in private collection

17 slides in Kirklees Museums and Galleries

Lucerna ID  3003091

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 March 2024

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