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Slide set: Heart's desire (story: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 13 slides, in/before 1909)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Slide 2
Give me your knapsack, traveller
Slide 3
The second daughter brought her silver mug
Slide 4
Gold and silver have I none
Slide 5
My heart's desire is for a gold comb
Slide 6
The selfish girl could find nothing
Slide 7
Truly sister, you may go in my stead
Slide 8
She was unsuccessful in her quest
Slide 9
Began to abuse the old man
Slide 10
Sitting by his side as he ate
Slide 11
So tall it seemed to touch the sky
Slide 12
As she was stooping to pick these up
Slide 13
The young prince and the peasant maiden
Descriptive catalogue of lantern slides: available for hire or purchase (London: Walter Tyler, 1909), 608

“By permission of the Editor of the 'Daily News.'”

Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 243
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 185

“A pretty little fairy-tale for children.”

Lucerna ID  3004145

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 March 2024

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