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Slide set: Curfew must not ring tonight (recitation: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1893)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Bessie, and Title
Slide 2
Curfew must not ring to-night
Slide 3
Basil Underwood in prison
Slide 4
Bessie, calmly spake the sexton
Slide 5
The judges condemn him to death
Slide 6
The old sexton goes to ring the bell
Slide 7
She climbed the old ladder
Slide 8
And seized the tongue of the bell
Slide 9
Far out she swung
Slide 10
The sexton in the belfrv
Slide 11
She knelt at Cromwell's feet
Slide 12
Darling, you have saved me
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue entries (4)
J. Theobald and Company's extra special illustrated catalogue of magic lanterns, slides and apparatus (London: Theobald & Co., c.1893), 40

“Illustrating the beautiful Poem by Rose Hartwick Thorpe. A tale of the time of Cromwell and the Curfew, of a girl who saved her lover from death at the risk of her own life. By permission of J. Walker & Co.”

1903-4 price list: photographic apparatus and materials (London: George Houghton & Son, 1903), 767
Price list of photographic apparatus and materials (London: Houghton's Ltd, 1905), 897
Lucerna ID  3006036

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 July 2019

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