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Slide set: Throw out the life-line (song: Riley Brothers, 8 slides, 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The stormy sea
Slide 2
Someone is drifting
Slide 3
Out with the lifeboat
Slide 4

no image available
Slide 5
Sinking through drink
Slide 6**
The Temperance Life-line
Slide 7**
'The Refuge'
Slide 8**
Rescue work in the slums
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 629)

in stock of North of England Temperance League,  1906 (item ref. 240)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 476)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

E.S. Ufford (arr. Robert Harkness), Throw out the life-line! (n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title Throw out the life-line (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)


7 slides known to exist in private collection

3 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000942

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 March 2024

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