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Slide set: Buy your own cherries (story: York & Son, 10 slides, 1885)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
'You touch them if you dare, sir!'
Slide 2

no image available
Slide 3
He opened the bag of cherries on the bench
Slide 4
'Well, will you have a glass of something short?'
Slide 5
She went to the window
Slide 6

no image available
Slide 7
'Come, here's a leg of mutton for him'
Slide 8
A plate of nice rosy ripe cherries
Slide 9**
He himself has built a nice row of houses
Slide 10
Now in a handsome villa
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue of lantern slides: season 1901-2 (Dundee: Peter Feathers, 1901), 41

“By J.W. Kirton. Illustrated by Life Models.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 79
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1909), 35
Catalogue of lantern slides: part I (London: Newton & Co., 1912), 138
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 162

“An ever-popular Temperance story.”

Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913), 124
Other references (2)
5 October 1885
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), 315

“Illustrations to this popular temperance story.”

Lucerna ID  3000701

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