Search

Contact us

 

Slide sets

Slides

Other images

People

Organisations

Events

Locations

Hardware

Texts

Keywords

Collections

Slide set: The little hero: new series (song: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1896)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
From Liverpool across the Atlantic, the good ship floating o'er the deep
Slide 2**
One day he comes up from below deck, a-grasping a lad by the arm
Slide 3**
An' the mate asks the boy pretty roughly how he dared for to be stowed away
Slide 4**
'An',' says he, in a voice clear and pretty, 'My stepfather brought me aboard'
Slide 5**
Then the mate pulled his watch from his pocket, just as if he'd been drawing his knife
Slide 6**
An' the little chap kneels on the deck there, an' his hands he clasps o'er his breast
Slide 7**
Off his feet was the lad suddenly lifted, and clasped to the mate's rugged breast
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
song
Date of first manufacture
1896
Reading or song

Arthur Matthison and ‘Stephen Adams’, ‘The little hero’ (London: Boosey & Co., 1881)

Related slide set

reissue of The little hero (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1892)

Collections

2 slides known to exist in private collection

7 slides known to exist in private collection

6 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002635

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

How to cite this record: all the information in Lucerna is freely available for use for any legal non-commercial purpose. If you use any of the information or any images from this page, please credit Lucerna in the following (or an equivalent) style:

  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource, lucerna.exeter.ac.uk, item 3002635. Accessed 7 July 2022.

All Lucerna data is published in good faith as the latest known version of the information, but without any guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. If you can correct or add to our information, or supply any images, please Contact us.

Using images from Lucerna: all the digital images on the Lucerna site are available to use for any legal non-commercial purpose, free of charge, if you acknowledge their source and include any copyright statement as it appears under the image. The images are relatively low-resolution, and not intended for print reproduction or projection. If you need a higher-resolution version of the image(s) on this page, please Contact us to ask about availability.