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Slide set: The boy and the flagpole (story: Bamforth & Co., 5 slides, 1894)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
One stout, sturdy fellow was making the holes / While two or three others were placing the poles
Slide 2
However, at last he comes up to the hole / Made ready to take in another long pole
Slide 3
And then the contents of the can he did pour -- / It might be a gallon or so -- perhaps more
Slide 4
And presently up comes another long pole / Prepared to be sent with force into the hole
Slide 5
And this is the plight which they found themselves in / They're deluged with mud from the crown to the chin
Number of slides
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1894-1914 (item ref. 723)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 338)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Robert Craven, The boys and the flagpole in Short lantern readings 18 (1894)


5 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002162

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 12 November 2012

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  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource, Accessed 28 March 2020.

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