Slide set: The cricket on the hearth: or, the household fairy (story: York & Son, 24 slides, 1890)

Slide 1
She sat down before the kettle
Slide 2
Oh, goodness, John! what a state you're in
Slide 3
The Stranger saluted the Carrier's wife
Slide 4
He turned to shut the door
Slide 5
Dot uttered a loud, sharp, sudden cry
Slide 6
Caleb and Bertha were at work together
Slide 7
I can't afford to sing, said Tackleton
Slide 8
The repast was set forth on the board
Slide 9
The Blind Girl held her by both hands
Slide 10
In one stride he was at the window
Slide 11
They moved slowly towards the door
Slide 12
The Carrier sat down by his fireside
Slide 13
Nothing but her clasped hands on brow and head
Slide 14
The Cricket on the Hearth in fairy shape
Slide 15
Fairies came trooping forth
Slide 16
She sat plying her needle before the fire
Slide 17
Rocking her little baby in its cradle
Slide 18
They showed her with the Blind Girl
Slide 19
If you please I can't make nobody hear
Slide 20
The Blind Girl threw herself before him
Slide 21
Dot ran up to Caleb
Slide 22
'This is my wife,' said Edward
Slide 23
A high feast at the Peerybingle's
Slide 24
There was a dance in the evening
Number of slides24

York & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1890-1914 (item ref. 297)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 31391)

in stock of Newton & Co., 1912 (item ref. AOK)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of imagelife model 
Main usage of setstory 
Date of first manufacture1890
Reading or song

Charles Dickens, The cricket on the hearth (n.d.)


24 slides in The Hecht Collection: Screen Archive South East (University of Brighton)

Subject keywordDICKENS, Charles  (1812-1870)
Lucerna ID no. 3000623

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 June 2015

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