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Slide set: The pilot (song: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1904)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
Oh, Pilot, 'tis a fearful night; there's danger on the deep
Slide 3
'Go down,' the sailor cried, 'this is no place for thee'
Slide 4
Ah, Pilot, dangers often met, we all are apt to slight
Slide 5
'It is not apathy,' he cried, 'that gives this strength to me'
Slide 6
On such a night the sea engulphed my father's lifeless form
Slide 7
Feaer not, but trust in Providence, wherever thou may'st be
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1904-1914 (item ref. 1387)

in stock of North of England Temperance League,  1906 (item ref. 642)

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

Thomas Haynes Bayley and Sidney Nelson, ‘The pilot’ in Beecham's music portfolio vol. 14

People appearing in slides

BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slide 6


7 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001654

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 March 2024

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