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Slide set: The gambler's wife (song: Bamforth & Co., 11 slides, 1901)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
Dark is the night! how dark! no light! no fire!
Slide 3
'Hark! 'tis his footsteps! no -- 'tis past; 'tis gone!'
Slide 4
'Rest thee, my babe! -- rest on! 'tis hunger's cry'
Slide 5
'Hush! 'tis the dice-box! Yes, he's there! he's there!'
Slide 6
''Tis long to wait, but sure he'll come again!'
Slide 7
'Hark! how the sign-board creaks! the blast howls by'
Slide 8
'Can he desert me thus? he knows I stay'
Slide 9
'Thou'rt cold! thour't freezing! but we will not part'
Slide 10
They're gone! they're gone! the glimmering spark hath fled
Slide 11
The gambler came at last but all was over
Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
song
Date of first manufacture
1901
Reading or song

Reynell Coates and Henry Russell, ‘The gambler's wife’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The gambler's wife (generic set title)

Collections

11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002008

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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