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Slide set: The three beggars (song: Walter Tyler, 8 slides, 1885-1891)

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Slide 1**
One morn in May, a beggar gay / Came carolling down the woodland way
Slide 2**
And down the road where had come / He saw another who was dumb
Slide 3**
To all we cry 'Good passers by / We pray you of your charity'
Slide 4**
'Our life you know is full of woe / So we laugh and sing where'er we go'
Slide 5**
The dumb man said 'Now we're a pair' / And down the road they went in glee
Slide 6**
And saw another sitting there / And he was deaf as deaf could be
Slide 7**
And now we'll be a merry three / For a life of perfect jollity
Slide 8**
Our life you know is full of woe / So we laugh and sing where'er we go
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Illustrated catalogue of magic, optical and dissolving view lanterns, lime-light apparatus and slides: season 1898-99 (London: Wrench & Son, 1898), 376

“Illustrated from Life Models. Music by Messrs Boosey & Co.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 83
Descriptive catalogue of lantern slides: available for hire or purchase (London: Walter Tyler, 1909), 406

“Illustrated from Life Models. Music by Messrs Boosey & Co.”

Lucerna ID  3000720

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 May 2024

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