In a scene somewhat bizarrely juxtaposing the biblical past with the evangelical present o...
In a scene somewhat bizarrely juxtaposing the biblical past with the evangelical present of the nineteenth century, a procession of urban boys backs up young David in his combat with the giant Goliath. Temperance banners borne by the lads reveal their gathering as a rally of the Band of Hope and the true opponent in David's battle to be demon rum.
|Date:||Second Half, Nineteenth Century|
|Dimensions:||Diameter 5 in.|
Noel Riley in Gifts For Good Children, The History of Children's China, 1790-1890, include...
Noel Riley in Gifts For Good Children, The History of Children's China, 1790-1890, includes a section on the Band of Hope in her chapter on the temperance movement. She illustrates a similar plate (p. 268-269, il. 1075) with the added inscription "Band Of Hope - Make The Temperance Army Strong And On To Victory."