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Slide set: Friendless Bob: or, kindness to animals (story: York & Son, 18 slides, 1880s)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
The Missionary on the Common
Slide 2**
The Missionary makes acquaintance with Bob
Slide 3**
Bob has a new idea
Slide 4**
Bob makes a friend of Jerry
Slide 5**
Bob's arrival at the cottage
Slide 6**
Bob passes the night with Jerry
Slide 7**
Bob at breakfast
Slide 8**
Bob and his Grandmother
Slide 9**
On the sands
Slide 10**
Ethel rides Jerry
Slide 11**
Mr Fortescue chastises the donkey boy
Slide 12**
Bob worsted in the fight
Slide 13**
Ethel confiding in Bob
Slide 14**
Granny, what does a donkey cost
Slide 15**
Bob in tears
Slide 16**
Preaching on the sands
Slide 17**
The walk along the beach
Slide 18**
Mrs Brown divulges the secret
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Illustrated catalogue of magic, optical and dissolving view lanterns, lime-light apparatus and slides: season 1898-99 (London: Wrench & Son, 1898), 402

“From the 'Children's Friend,' November, 1879.”

Catalogue of magic lanterns, dissolving-view apparatus, and lantern slides (London: Newton & Co., 1899), 437

“Photographed from Life.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 61
Catalogue of science lanterns, optical lanterns, dissolving-view apparatus, and lantern slides (London: Newton & Co., 1909), 369

“Photographed from Life.”

Descriptive catalogue of lantern slides: available for hire or purchase (London: Walter Tyler, 1909), 428

“From the 'Children's Friend,' November, 1879.”

Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1909), 41
Catalogue of lantern slides: part I (London: Newton & Co., 1912), 179
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 240
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 159

“A very simple story of a friendless boy and his donkey Jerry; ending happily. Suitable for School Treats, Bands of Mercy, etc.”

Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913), 103
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), 286

“The story from the 'Children's Friend' of November, 1879, in which Bob makes acquaintance with a Missionary, makes a friend of Jerry, meets Ethel, etc., and in which Mr. Fortescue chastises the donkey boy.”

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