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Slide set: Oh, dear!: or Sarah Ann and Mary Jane, the two old ladies in lodgings (story: manufacturer unknown, 26 slides, in/before 1909)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introductory Slide
Slide 2
I'm 'ad no sleep, no not a wink
Slide 3
And can't get on wi'hout my stick --
Slide 4
These 'ere last coals are full o' dust
Slide 5
And get a post card arter all
Slide 6
And this 'ere bread's as 'ard as stone
Slide 7
I do believe there's Mrs Tate
Slide 8
Them clouds mean rain 'fore long I doubt
Slide 9
Oh here it is as usual weak
Slide 10
Look out! That's drippin' on the mat
Slide 11
I'm sure these matches can't be dry
Slide 12
These okkerd stairs -- how many flights
Slide 13
This counterpane looks like a sack
Slide 14
Oh de--!
Slide 15
I'm very old and nearly blind
Slide 16
Yes, as you say, my rooms are bare
Slide 17
I've got a herrin' on the dish
Slide 18
And lays a baskin' in the sun --
Slide 19
The Blessed Word how full o' light
Slide 20
Just look at my nice pretty flowers
Slide 21
How good it is o' folks to send
Slide 22
Oh! here's the man as comes for rent
Slide 23
Per'aps she'd like a call from me
Slide 24
These poor old boots 'll last a bit
Slide 25
So then I looks him in the face
Slide 26
I've got a pain in my poor 'ed
Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1909)

The slide titles here are taken from printed labels on the top edges of the known set of slides. The titles listed in the Chapman catalogue are mainly different from these, but it does appear to be the same set.


26 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3009311

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 July 2023

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