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Slide set: The fireman's little maid (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 26 slides, 1910)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The fire station was a tall red house in a side street
Slide 2
Immediately under the bell stood a tiny little girl
Slide 3
The pair walked across the road hand in hand
Slide 4
By the help of the railings he raised himself, and stretched out his hand
Slide 5
'Oh, Dadnia!' cried Sally, tenderly embracing her darling
Slide 6
'Oh, my! I do love you, daddy'
Slide 7
The hot breakfast at the coffee stall was but a beginning
Slide 8
What a sight the fire engine was to see
Slide 9
'What a great big engine,' exclaimed Sally
Slide 10
He took Sally for a long day into the park
Slide 11
The letter was from a doctor in New York
Slide 12
She gazed at the doll with undisguised admiration
Slide 13
Sally's hair was washed and brushed
Slide 14
What a place for our poor brother's grand-child to be brought up in
Slide 15
Do you know, love, you are our little niece?
Slide 16
Sally came up to the table, and said to each 'Good morning, lady'
Slide 17
The conversation between the aunts and the niece grew quite confidential
Slide 18
Sally was found on a door step with a little orange girl
Slide 19
Sally was chatting contentedly with the park keeper
Slide 20
Fireman No. 723 was very ill at ease
Slide 21
It was a terrible scene, one house was burning furiously
Slide 22
He reached the top storey and looked in
Slide 23
Sally leapt toward him, crying, 'Daddy, dear daddy'
Slide 24
When Jackson came to himself, he was lying on a sofa in a cosy room
Slide 25
My sister and I have no words to thank you
Slide 26
Jackson enjoyed the pleasure of wandering in the fields with Sally
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in stock of Riley Brothers, 1910-1914 (item ref. 1678)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

Mary Hullah and A.J. Foxwell (arr. John Graham), The fireman's little maid (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1889)


26 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003246

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 November 2012

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