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Slide set: The white slaves of London (story: Chatham Pexton, 24 slides, 1894)

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Slide 1
It was an enchanted spot to little Tim
Slide 2
The room was a picture of misery
Slide 3
The woman sunk into a chair, and pressed her hand to her side
Slide 4
'Please, Mrs Burns, have you a spoonful of tea you could lend mother?'
Slide 5
'It is like my life,' Ruby said
Slide 6
Mr Grinder's interview with Miss Silverton
Slide 7

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Slide 8
'I can bear it no more! I will bear it no more!' Susie said
Slide 9

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Slide 10

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Slide 11

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Slide 12

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Slide 13

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Slide 14
Nobody knew who she was, or where she came from
Slide 15
A woman bending beneath the weight of a load of coarse sacks
Slide 16

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Slide 17
Ruby went down the narrow, rotten old staircase
Slide 18
Jean opened the letter and read it
Slide 19
'Oh, do no, do not think too hardly of her'
Slide 20
'See how they've decked her as a lamb for the slaughter'
Slide 21
The mother was kneeling beside her dead boy
Slide 22
'Is this the way you carry out my behest?'
Slide 23
'Give us back our money, old 'un,' they were crying
Slide 24
'Oh, lassie, lassie, do not trifle with me'
Other related organisations

in stock of Chatham Pexton, 1894

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1894-1914 (item ref. 742)

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 20121)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 542)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 509)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 51)

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

Fannie Eden, The white slaves of London (London: Chatham Pexton and W.B. Horner & Son, n.d.)


17 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001051

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 May 2024

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