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Slide set: Stumps: a sequel to Nelly's champion (story: Bamforth & Co., 21 slides, 1889)

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Slide 1
Mrs Park and Stumps look at her with anxious, wistful eyes
Slide 2
Poor Stumps! he was sorely tempted that day
Slide 3
Then he took to his usual attitude when in deep thought
Slide 4
He glanced at it rather longingly as he paid down his money
Slide 5**
Burying his face in his hands, whilst the tears coursed down his cheeks
Slide 6
A smile came over her wan face as he held up the beautiful cluster
Slide 7
'Do you think she would like this, Stumps?' she asked
Slide 8
At times he adopted a more summary mode of procedure
Slide 9
The letter was from a former mistress
Slide 10
Stumps paid a visit to an old clothes shop
Slide 11
Their country quarters presented a great contrast to the town ones
Slide 12**
He continually attracted a small crowd around him
Slide 13
Often they made their way to a pretty wood
Slide 14
As he sat on a gate yelling at the birds
Slide 15
Days of unmitigated penance, during which he was forced to sit for hours at a stretch
Slide 16
Such a scene had never been witnessed in the village school before
Slide 17
The next moment he had disappeared through the window
Slide 18
But with fevered haste he pressed on
Slide 19**
His hankering after the old familiar haunts was gratified
Slide 20
Stumps drew near noiselessly and unperceived
Slide 21
Stumps took his boots and pulled them on his feet, saying, &c.
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue of lantern slides (Leeds: Reynolds & Branson, n.d.), 180
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 38-39
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 264
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 195

“The story of the trials, temptations, and salvations of a London street arab.”

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15 July 1889
Lucerna ID  3000529

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 April 2024

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