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Slide set: Poor Mike: the story of a waif (service of song: Walter Tyler, 18 slides, 1889-1890)

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A famous kitchen in the village
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She kept a little newspaper shop
Slide 5
The 'Blue Sheep'
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'It's best you should know, Mike,' she said
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She started up from her chair
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I heard her praying to the Good Lord for May and me
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Slide 12
'May,' says I, 'look at the shining water'
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'You'll have to answer for this,' said he
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There came into his eyes a dreamy expression
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He passed away like a child falling asleep
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 63
Descriptive catalogue of lantern slides: available for hire or purchase (London: Walter Tyler, 1909), 428

“A Service of Sacred Song by Rev. Silas R. Hocking, F.A.H.S. Illustrated by permission.”

Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1912), 51
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 169

“A very sad story of a Manchester waif and his struggles for his mother and baby sister. Gospel and Temperance teaching.”

Lucerna ID  3000630

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 September 2021

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