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Slide set: The matron's story (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1890)

Individual slides contained in this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
And I was the matron here, sir, on the night that they brought her in
Slide 2
And picked up a brass-bound hymn-book and aimed at our chaplain's face
Slide 3
She bit and she tore and scratched us, and kicked like a beast at bay
Slide 4
'Poor lass, may the Lord forgive her as I forgive her too!'
Slide 5
On a mission of love and mercy to an awful place down East-
Slide 6
For they picked up filth to pelt him, and drove him against the wall
Slide 7
Then he turned quite sick and giddy, and felt himself dragged along
Slide 8
'Hush for your life!' she whispered, 'I've bolted and barred the door;'
Slide 9
And just as they reached the entry, lo, a woman's piercing shriek
Slide 10
'The crowd in their brutal fury had beaten the woman down
Slide 11
She beckoned him down and whispered, and these were the words she said;
Slide 12
Died? No, she didn't; we saved her- she's matron here under me
Slide title
Format
Image type
Production
Background
1
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
2
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894)
3
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894)
4
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894)
5
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
6
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
7
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
8
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
9
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: uniform | police officer | helmet
10
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: uniform | police officer | helmet
11
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: uniform | police officer | helmet
12
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
Lucerna ID  3001970

Record created by Richard Crangle and Lydia Jakobs. Last updated 14 September 2021

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