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Slide set: The cabin boy's Bible (service of song: W. Rider & Co., 21 slides, 1900)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
'Don't I wish I was you, Tom Allen, going to sea!'
Slide 2**
'What a deal of love'
Slide 3
Inside were written Tom's name, and the date of his leaving home
Slide 4**
Tom Allen felt himself quite a man
Slide 5**
He rose with a red indignant face
Slide 6**
The 'Sea-spray' was in motion
Slide 7**
'You'll never set eyes on it again,' Lambert told him
Slide 8**
Tom sat beside him in the night
Slide 9**
She used to sit alone
Slide 10**
Tom Allen was much frightened by the movements of a passenger
Slide 11**
The boy darted forward once and caught him by the arm
Slide 12**
'Sir,' said Tom, gently, 'there is a text in the Bible'
Slide 13**
'I was better off in those days'
Slide 14**
'I say, youngster, here's your Bible back again!'
Slide 15**
What enthusiastic cheering greeted Allen
Slide 16**
'You did not give yourself time to think, my lad'
Slide 17**
Little did Allen guess that at Heatherbeech there was the shadow of trouble just now
Slide 18**
'I'm afraid the workhouse is before us, Mother,' he said gloomily
Slide 19**
'O Father, O Mother!' they screamed
Slide 20**
'God has given me power to pay this money'
Slide 21**
'Oh, Tom, how fortunate you have been!' cried his brothers and sisters
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of W. Nicholson & Sons, , dates unknown (item ref. 66)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1442)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1253)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
1900
Reading or song

John Burnham (arranger), The cabin boy's Bible (n.d.)

Collections

20 slides known to exist in private collection

20 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002841

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 January 2022

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