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Slide set: Ticket of leave (recitation: York & Son, 11 slides, 1889)

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Slide 1
Who's getting married this morning?
Slide 2
They were sweethearts trothed and plighted
Slide 3
He struck his fist on the table
Slide 4
One of our chaps had caught him
Slide 5
Eve came, red-eyed, and told him
Slide 6
'Lean over and kiss me, Jack'
Slide 7
In his lonely cell
Slide 8
And all of the people shunned him
Slide 9
Sick unto death, and dying
Slide 10
He told us his noble story
Slide 11
Three cheers for the faithful Eve!
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1889-1914 (item ref. 209)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 20117)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 71)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 125)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 440)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

George R. Sims, ‘Ticket-o'-leave: a village drama’ in Prepare to shed them now (1968)


The 1898 Wrench catalogue only lists the first 10 slides.


11 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keywords
Lucerna ID  3000541

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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