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Slide set: The quarryman's resolve (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1900)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
I'm going to turn teetotal, wife; I've had enough of beer
Slide 3
This noon, when I was at the delph, and in the shed alone
Slide 4
What dost think I've squandered, wife, in beer at the 'Dragon's Head'
Slide 5

no image available
Slide 6
They have all sorts of grand new things to decorate their rooms
Slide 7
Thou has been good to me, my lass, and worth a better mate
Slide 8
Nay, wipe thy eyes, and let me see how cheerful thou can be
Slide 9
When thou wast wed to me, my lass, a trustful bonnie bride
Slide 10
And then there's Dick and little Nell; they've seen my drunken ways
Slide 11
And when they lifted high the glass, and wished us years of joy
Slide 12
But I will start afresh, and make thee and the children glad
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1900-1914 (item ref. 1212)

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

J.J. Lane, ‘The quarryman's resolve’ in Short lantern readings 29 (1900)

People appearing in slides

BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slide 9


11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001478

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 1 December 2008

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