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Slide set: The toothache (recitation: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1887)

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Slide 1
Friend Grimshaw cannot eat his dinner from toothache
Slide 2
He is recommended to smoke
Slide 3
He tries the cold-water cure
Slide 4**
He tries the hot stove
Slide 5**
He goes to bed and piles the bed and pillows upon him
Slide 6**
He calls on Professor Twister
Slide 7**
The Professor examines the offending tooth
Slide 8**
He proposes to extract it
Slide 9**
He has some difficulty in getting him to open his mouth
Slide 10**
He succeeds in extracting the tooth
Slide 11**
Grimshaw pays the Professor his fee
Slide 12**
He returns and eats a hearty meal with his better half
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other reference
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 310

“Grimshaw can't eat his dinner for toothache, and after trying various, remedies calls on Professor Twister, for whom G. hesitates to open his mouth, but at last is induced to do so, is soon rendered comfortable, and at last eats up his dinner.”

Lucerna ID  3000479

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2024

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