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Slide set: Timothy Crab (recitation: York & Son, 16 slides, in/before 1902)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Their Eldest Girl, Eliza
Slide 2
He was Tipsy when She Died
Slide 3
Setting silent, a-staring at the Wall
Slide 4
Then I Touched Her on the Shoulder
Slide 5
She Sprang to Her Feet and Faced Me
Slide 6
And that Poor Soul burst out Crying
Slide 7
'Now Jim,' I says, 'I've a Notion'
Slide 8
And Jim, He Cracks His Pipe down
Slide 9
'You always come round Me, You do'
Slide 10
She looked like a Ghost for Whiteness
Slide 11
We took Them in for Shelter
Slide 12
He was waking from His Sleep
Slide 13
Tim, Sign the Pledge
Slide 14
And He lifted His Hand up to Mine
Slide 15
You'd never have known his children
Slide 16
They've got a nice large Garden
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1902-1914 (item ref. 1300)

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 614)

in stock of Newton & Co., 1912 (item ref. AOW)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 100)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1902)
Reading or song

‘Jim's Wife’, ‘Timothy Crab’ in Gordon League ballads (1897)

Related slide set

see generic title Timothy Crab (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)


16 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001567

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 March 2024

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