Contact us


Slide sets


Other images









Slide set: Mending nets for father (song: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1909)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
A sunburnt maid by the edge of the sea was mending nets for father
Slide 3
Just near by on a stranded boat a sailor lad, no stockings or coat
Slide 4
I shall never, never, never leave my blue-eyed Sue
Slide 5
A maiden's heart has been known to expand while mending nets for father
Slide 6
Somehow, the knots got entangled, and she spoiled one net for father
Slide 7
The string was wet, and twisted all wrong
Slide 8
I shall never, never, never want to cut the knot in two
Slide 9
Now there's a stout little sunbrowned lad, the picture of his father
Slide 10
Someday, no doubt, when to manhood grown, he'll fall before some feminine throne
Slide 11
I shall never, never, never leave my little blue-eyed Sue
Slide 12

no image available
Other related organisation

in stock of City Sale and Exchange, dates unknown

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

‘Harry Dacre’, Mending nets for father (London: Nightingale & Co., 1901)


11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003503

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,, item 3003503. Accessed 24 June 2024.

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.