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Slide set: Saved from the sea (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 10 slides, 1880s)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
A gallant ship went out to sea
Slide 2**
It was a child -- a little girl
Slide 3**
And every means the good wife used
Slide 4**
The weeping stranger told her tale
Slide 5**
I'd send it to the Union house
Slide 6**
And, as she read, she strongly felt
Slide 7**
The fishing boat went out to sea
Slide 8**
''Tis on my mind, dear child,' she said
Slide 9**
'God bless you all, and keep you His'
Slide 10**
The old man gave the bride away
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 56)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 442a)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
1880s  (earliest possible 1883, latest possible 1887)
Reading or song

Mary Sewell, Saved from the sea (n.d.)

People appearing in slides

BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slides 2, 9-10

Lucerna ID  3000421

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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