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Slide set: Sally in our alley (song: Walter Tyler, 10 slides, in/before 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Slide 2**
Of all the girls that are so smart / There's none like pretty Sally
Slide 3**
She is the darling of my heart, / And she lives in our alley, etc.
Slide 4**
Her father he makes cabbage-nets, / And through the streets does cry 'em
Slide 5**
Her mother she sells laces long / To such as please to buy 'em, etc.
Slide 6**
My master comes like any Turk / And bangs me most severely, etc.
Slide 7**
For then I'm drest all in my best / To walk abroad with Sallv; etc.
Slide 8**
Because I leave him in the lurch / As soon as text is named, etc.
Slide 9**
I'll hoard it up, and box it all, / I'll give it to my honey,. etc.
Slide 10**
My master and the neighbours all / Make game of me and Sally, etc.
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1891-1914 (item ref. 402)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1891-1909 (item ref. 390)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1891)
Reading or song

Henry Carey, ‘Sally in our alley’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title Sally in our alley (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)


9 slides known to exist in private collection

7 slides known to exist in private collection

10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000721

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 September 2021

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