Contact us


Slide sets


Other images









Slide set: The little hero (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1892)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1

no image available
Slide 2
One day he comes up from below deck, a-grasping a lad by the arm
Slide 3

no image available
Slide 4

no image available
Slide 5

no image available
Slide 6

no image available
Slide 7

no image available
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 97
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1912), 45
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 248
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 167

“The same story of the Stowaway on board ship (who, threatened with death, knelt down to pray) that was so popular as a song some years ago. The slides fit the song and also the reading, which is the same story in other words.”

Other references (2)
2 July 1892
2 July 1892
Lucerna ID  3000787

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 September 2021

How to cite this record: all the information in Lucerna is freely available for use for any legal non-commercial purpose. If you use any of the information or any images from this page, please credit Lucerna in the following (or an equivalent) style:

  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource,, item 3000787. Accessed 30 September 2022.

All Lucerna data is published in good faith as the latest known version of the information, but without any guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. If you can correct or add to our information, or supply any images, please Contact us.