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Slide set: The jackdaw of Rheims (recitation: York & Son, 12-13 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
The Jackdaw of Rheims
Slide 2**
The Jackdaw sat on the Cardinal's chair
Slide 3**
And he peered in the face of his Lordship's Grace
Slide 4**
And six little singing boys, dear little souls
Slide 5**
He peeps, and he feels in the toes and the heels
Slide 6**
He called for his candle, his bell, and his book
Slide 7**
They all cried 'that's him'
Slide 8**
The first thing they saw
Slide 9**
[repeat of 6] And off that terrible curse he took
Slide 10
Or slumbered in prayer time
Slide 11
In the odour of sanctity died
Slide 12**
The conclave determined
Slide 13**
Saint Jim Crow
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other reference
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 292

“Illustrations to this Ingoldsby Legend.”

Lucerna ID  3000734

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2024

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