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Slide set: The cheerful idiot (comic: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1909)

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Slide 1
The other day I went for a swim -- I hate those stuffy bathing machines, so I undressed on the sands [...]
Slide 2
But just fancy -- when I came out of the water, I found all my clothes were gone. Wasn't it  amusing? [...]
Slide 3
He was a very nice man, as well as having a keen sense of humour, and gave me his hat, overcoat and boots to go home in. [...]
Slide 4
I met Miss Trotalong on the front, and couldn't think why she looked so scared when I raised my hat to her. [...]
Slide 5
When she turned and fled. 'Hi, half-a-mo, Miss Trotalong,' I said, 'It's me, Charlie Chump.' [...]
Slide 6

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5 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003533

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 May 2009

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