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Slide set: Mrs Burns's overture (story: Bamforth & Co., 30 slides, 1911)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Longed to set things right
Slide 2
She knelt down
Slide 3
Jim went off to work
Slide 4
She cleaned the living room
Slide 5
She entered a shop
Slide 6
Sister Alice at the open door
Slide 7
The simple story told
Slide 8
Betsy Price was a small woman
Slide 9
Shall I tell her you are sorry
Slide 10
Your nice, clean floor
Slide 11
Bless you, I'll do it
Slide 12
Stood twisting her apron
Slide 13
It was with a smiling face
Slide 14
She was soon in the little show
Slide 15
Sal set to work
Slide 16
Jim saw the table ready
Slide 17
Sal was nervous
Slide 18
Who' bin a-dain' this
Slide 19
Jim's curiosity
Slide 20
Sal, she's dead tired
Slide 21
Mrs Price dropped into a chair
Slide 22
A big round face leaning over her
Slide 23
Sal put her arm round her
Slide 24
It's a beauty
Slide 25
At tea
Slide 26
Kiss daddy, and say good-night
Slide 27
Silence reigned in the room
Slide 28
She's welcome
Slide 29
I had to wash the hand clean
Slide 30
Sal's success
Other related organisations

in stock of Scottish Sunday School Union, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1911-1914 (item ref. 1746)

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1912 (item ref. 1644)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

Mabel King, ‘Mrs Burns's overture’ in Idylls of the poor (1909)

Slide titles from J.W. Butcher catalogue, probably abbreviated from Bamforth's normal style of titling.

30 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3003302

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 January 2012

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