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Slide set: The bottle (story: York & Son, 8 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
The bottle is brought out for the first time
Slide 2**
He is discharged from his employment for drunkenness
Slide 3**
An execution sweeps off the greater part of their furniture
Slide 4**
They are driven by poverty into the streets to beg. They still supply the bottle
Slide 5**
Cold, misery, and want destroy their youngest child. The bottle still consoles them
Slide 6**
Fearful quarrels, the natural consequence of the frequent use of the bottle
Slide 7**
He kills his wife with the instrument of all their misery, the bottle
Slide 8**
The bottle has done its work. [...]
** 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), 314

“(Cruikshank.) The evil work wrought by the bottle to all the family.”

Lucerna ID  3000731

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 May 2024

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