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Slide set: The cabin boy's Bible (service of song: W. Rider & Co., 21 slides, 1900)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction with title
Slide 2**
'What a deal of love'
Slide 3
Inside were written Tom's name, and the date of his leaving home
Slide 4**
Tom Allen felt himself quite a man
Slide 5**
He rose with a red indignant face
Slide 6**
The 'Sea-spray' was in motion
Slide 7**
'You'll never set eyes on it again,' Lambert told him
Slide 8**
Tom sat beside him in the night
Slide 9**
She used to sit alone
Slide 10**
Tom Allen was much frightened by the movements of a passenger
Slide 11**
The boy darted forward once and caught him by the arm
Slide 12**
'Sir,' said Tom, gently, 'there is a text in the Bible'
Slide 13**
'I was better off in those days'
Slide 14**
'I say, youngster, here's your Bible back again!'
Slide 15**
What enthusiastic cheering greeted Allen
Slide 16**
'You did not give yourself time to think, my lad'
Slide 17**
Little did Allen guess that at Heatherbeech there was the shadow of trouble just now
Slide 18**
'I'm afraid the workhouse is before us, Mother,' he said gloomily
Slide 19**
'O Father, O Mother!' they screamed
Slide 20**
'God has given me power to pay this money'
Slide 21**
'Oh, Tom, how fortunate you have been!' cried his brothers and sisters
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue entries (4)
Catalogue of lantern slides: season 1901-2 (Dundee: Peter Feathers, 1901), 51

“Illustrated by Life Models.

Service of Song. Musical arrangement by J. Burnham, Brentford.”

Catalogue of lantern slides for sale or hire (Manchester: Josiah T. Chapman, 1912), 345-346
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 230
Lucerna ID  3002841

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 March 2024

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