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Slide set: In chains of steel (story: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 40 slides, in/before 1905)

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Slide 1
Introduction, 'In Chains of Steel'
Slide 2
D'ye know why I was so late?
Slide 3
The same old yarn, said Barker
Slide 4
I've done with it, he said
Slide 5
No, girl, I'm going to stay in
Slide 6
Hullo! George, old boy, exclaimed Jack
Slide 7
Aren't you going to work to-day?
Slide 8
Turner walked briskly to Falstaff Road
Slide 9
I s'pose you're coming to have a bit of dinner
Slide 10
Sitting beside the parlour window
Slide 11
'He's my brother,' said Esther faintly
Slide 12
'Hullo, gal,' said he, 'what's up?'
Slide 13
Yes, I'll have some coffee, thanks
Slide 14
I've a good mind to enlist
Slide 15
Well, what did you think of it?
Slide 16
You're a little surprised at my call
Slide 17
I ain't no churchman
Slide 18
Esther! called Esther's next door neighbour
Slide 19
'Keep praying,' were Miss Pine's last words
Slide 20
Is John Turner in?
Slide 21
'He that don't work, shan't eat'
Slide 22
God knows, God cares
Slide 23
Presently Jack came in
Slide 24
God help me to be a teetotaler
Slide 25
Where have you been hiding yourself?
Slide 26
On Monday he went to work
Slide 27
Who'll employ a drunkard
Slide 28
Not a blessed halfpenny, said he
Slide 29
They were Esther's best
Slide 30
Stand off, will you, he's dead
Slide 31
You know nothing about it, sir
Slide 32
Is you been naughty?
Slide 33
For what, asked a voice behind him
Slide 34
Come on with me, he grunted
Slide 35
Jack, there's a missionary going to talk
Slide 36
Why, Turner, I am glad to see you
Slide 37
There Mr Fayre found him
Slide 38
Jack Turner's turned teetotal
Slide 39
He pushed open the door and went out
Slide 40
He's broke the chains of steel, said John
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1905-1914 (item ref. 1414)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1015)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 124)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1905)
Reading or song

Alton Telford, In chains of steel (n.d.)


40 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001681

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 May 2023

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