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Slide set: Farmer Brown's awakening: or, so as by fire (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 18 slides, 1894)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Farmer Brown was standing by his farm-yard gate
Slide 2
His reverie was broken by appearance of the cowman
Slide 3**
Mr Brown took his seat at the breakfast table
Slide 4**
'Yes, Harry, you and Tom may join if you like'
Slide 5
'Don't you turn Temperance Lecturer, Alice'
Slide 6
At seven o'clock Harry entered the big kitchen
Slide 7
'The wice will now address the meetin''
Slide 8
'Drunken Tom!' whispered someone behind him
Slide 9
Down upon his knees dropped drunken Tom
Slide 10
Farmer Brown, with a riding-whip in his clenched hand
Slide 11
'O father! what have you done?'
Slide 12
The little one had recovered consciousness
Slide 13
'Yes, my blossom,' and he knelt down by the bed
Slide 14
Your prayers have been answered
Slide 15
It was Christmas Eve
Slide 16
'Come hither, little daughter, and help father'
Slide 17

no image available
Slide 18
'Look Hally! Jacky am a weal drummer-boy now'
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Lizars, , dates unknown (item ref. 369)

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Chatham Pexton, 1894

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1894 (item ref. 736)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Frances Evans, Farmer Brown's awakening: or, so as by fire. A story of farm life (London: Church of England Temperance Society, 1894)

Related slide set

reissued as Farmer Brown's awakening: or, so as by fire (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 31-37 slides, 1894-1898)


This appears to have been the original version of this slide set, which was reissued as a longer 31/37 slide set at some unknown date (possibly 1902, when a new edition of the reading was published).

The slide listing is from the Lizars catalogue.


10 slides known to exist in private collection

9 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3007393

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 February 2015

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