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Slide set: His first and last cigar (recitation: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 8 slides, in/before 1909)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Slide 2
He went to a tobacco shop
Slide 3
He clutched it firm and tight
Slide 4
And he lit his first cigar
Slide 5
Like a little curling cloud
Slide 6
And he grasped the entry corner
Slide 7
And stole softly up to bed
Slide 8
Was his very last cigar
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1046)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 182)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1909)
Reading or song

Mary Magdalen Forrester, His first and last cigar (n.d.)


This set is attributed to Piggott on the basis of the style of the images, particularly the title slide.


8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004157

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 October 2015

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