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Slide set: The educated cats: and how they were brought up (recitation: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1893)

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Slide 1
A lady kept a pleasant school
Slide 2
They learnt to read, they learnt to write
Slide 3
But when the Mistress' back was turned
Slide 4
But though they had it rather tough
Slide 5
And when their time of happy play
Slide 6
And then when supper was all done
Slide 7
And when they woke as morning
Slide 8
But soon they grew to older be
Slide 9
Another she got married soon
Slide 10
One night in the Hall
Slide 11**
When the Clock struck One
Slide 12
Her Father and Mother
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Theobald & Co., 1893

in stock of James Lancaster & Son, 1897

in stock of John Piggott, 1897

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 772)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1893)
Reading or song

‘The educated cats’ in Readings in prose and verse


1 slide known to exist in private collection

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keywords
Lucerna ID  3005035

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 February 2019

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