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Slide set: Industry and idleness: or, the progress of the two apprentices (story: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Goodchild diligently at work whilst the other has fallen asleep
Slide 2
Goodchild in church on Sunday, singing with his master's daughter
Slide 3
The idle apprentice playing pitch and toss on a tombstone with bad characters
Slide 4
Goodchild, by his attention and industry, earns the confidence of his master
Slide 5
The idle apprentice is sent to sea
Slide 6
Goodchild is taken into partnership, and marries his master's daughter
Slide 7
The idle apprentice, having returned from sea, lives with a bad character in a garret
Slide 8
The feast: Goodchild is an Alderman of London
Slide 9
The idle apprentice is betrayed and apprehended in a thieves' den
Slide 10
He is charged with robbery, and brought up before Goodchild, his fellow apprentice
Slide 11
The idle apprentice is sentenced to death, and is taken to Tyburn to be executed
Slide 12
Goodchild is proclaimed Lord Mayor of London
Other related organisations

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Related slide set

see generic title Industry and idleness (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

HOGARTH, William  (1697-1764) – creator of source image(s), all 12 slides

Lucerna ID  3004483

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 January 2011

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