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Slide set: Papa's letter (recitation: York & Son, 12 slides, in/before 1906)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
I was sitting in my study
Slide 2
'Tan't I wite a letter too?'
Slide 3
So I parted back the tresses
Slide 4
'Go away and bear good news'
Slide 5
'I'se a letter, Mary, see'
Slide 6
Reached his little cap and tippet
Slide 7
No one heard the front door open
Slide 8
'I'se a letter, Mr Postman'
Slide 9
Fain the clerk would have detained him
Slide 10
And the little feet were hastening
Slide 11
Then the little face lay lifeless
Slide 12
Reverently they raised my darling
Other related organisations

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 550)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1428)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1059)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1906)
Reading or song

12 slides in The Hecht Collection: Screen Archive South East (University of Brighton)

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000402

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 March 2024

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