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Slide set: Public house signs: suitable, forcible, and telling texts, etc., for gospel and temperance services (lecture: WMSSU, 70 slides, n.d.)

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The Rest (Jesus says 'Come')
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The Ship (Gospel Ship)
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The Noah's Ark (Are we in God's Ark?)
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Horn of Plenty -- The victim of drink habit is brought to beggary
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First in and Last Out -- Drink draws, drags, then drives
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The Postman's Knock -- Behold Me standing at the Door, and hear Me pleading evermore
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The Good Intent -- Can anything good come out of it
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The Star -- Drinkers see stars, but do not become stars
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The cat and mutton -- Those who habitually frequent houses of this sort get but little mutton for their pains
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The Cat and Fiddle -- The sign will not cause sorrow, but that which is sold within, will
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The Three Compasses -- The safest way to keep within compass is to avoid drink altogether
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The Rising Sun -- Visiting the 'Rising Sun' is the cause of many a terrible sunset
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The Baker and the Basket -- Bread sustains but there is death in the pot
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The Traveller's Friend (Luke x.) -- 'A Friend in need.' 'The Lord is full of compassion,' Ps. cxlv. 8. Beware of the public house, whatever its name
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The Sea Serpent -- The first temptation to sin came through the wily serpent. 'At the last it biteth like a serpent and stingeth like an adder'
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The Moderation -- Moderation leads to drunkenness
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The Oddfellows -- What odd fellows men are who drink, they take the shoes from their children's feet and ill-treat those they promised to cherish
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The Hope -- There is hope for the worst of men and women
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Other related organisation

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
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Main usage of set
lecture
Date of first manufacture
unknown
Related slide sets

see also From the Man in the Moon to the World Turned Upside Down: or, lessons from public house signs (lecture: WMSSU, 50 slides, n.d.)

see also From the Olde House to the World's End: or, lessons from public house signs (lecture: WMSSU, 60 slides, 1906)

see also [Photographs of British public houses] (lecture: manufacturer unknown, at least 5 slides, n.d.)

Notes

Many of these slides appear to match those of similar titles in the two related sets. The titles here, with the temperance and religious slogans included in them, are taken from the J.W. Butcher 1913 catalogue.

Collections

21 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3004242

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 February 2021

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