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

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
Number of slides8

York & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of C. Gray, , dates unknown (item ref. 57)

in stock of W.C. Hughes, dates unknown

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1891-1914 (item ref. 413)

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 7698)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of imagedrawing / painting / print 
Main usage of setstory 
Date of first manufactureunknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

J.W. McCall, The bottle in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The bottle (generic set title)

People involved in slide production

CRUIKSHANK, George  (1792-1878) – creator of source image(s), all 8 slides

NotesRiley catalogue gives the total as 9 slides this is possibly a misprint, or may indicate an additional title slide or another slide set. 

8 slides known to exist in private collection

8 slides in The Hive, Worcester

8 slides in A.H. Whinfield Collection

Subject keywordschildren / family
crime / law & order
poverty / illness
temperance – alcohol
Lucerna ID no. 3000731

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 12 May 2018

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