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Slide set: The drunkard's wife (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1880s)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Oh, Edward! do not laugh, I pray
Slide 2
But in a corner, dark and chill
Slide 3
But then began to tell her tale
Slide 4
Our house stood in a bed of flowers
Slide 3 (rpt)
To this poor place we've come
Slide 5
To get her father gin
Slide 6
Again, the woman heaved a groan
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 15
Catalogue of lantern slides for sale or hire (Manchester: Josiah T. Chapman, 1912), 494
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 165

“How a pair of little red shoes changed a drunken, cruel man into a loving, tender father. A ballad. By Mrs Sewell.”

Lucerna ID  3000425

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 September 2021

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