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Slide set: How salvation came to Angel Court (story: Bamforth & Co., 24 slides, 1910)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Angel Court itself was a mean little cul-de-sac
Slide 2
Sal was going about with a black eye and swollen lip
Slide 3
There was not a house where Sister Alice was not welcome
Slide 4
On that particular day, Sal was feeling very wretched
Slide 5
What troubles you, Mrs Burns? let me help you if I can
Slide 6
Sister Alice put her kind arms around her as they knelt
Slide 7
Great sobs shook her frame for the first time in her life
Slide 8
She opened the Bible with a feeling of awe
Slide 9
She fell on her knees, and the first real prayer she ever offered burst from her lips
Slide 10
Sarah Burns read these words: 'Behold I stand at the door and knock'
Slide 11
She cried long and bitterly, and pleaded for forgiveness
Slide 12
Only that morning she had thrown the shoe brush at him
Slide 13
Sal looked round the miserable room
Slide 14
I've had such a big jar of beautiful dripping give me
Slide 15
Sal surveyed the jar of dripping with thankful eyes
Slide 16
While the water boiled, she took a survey of her domain
Slide 17
He stood at the door in amazement, and asked, 'Be we flittin', mammie?'
Slide 18
A tear glistened in her eye, and she sighed heavily, 'What a bad'un I be'
Slide 19
From his lips came the words, 'Well, I'm jiggered'
Slide 20
He showed his approval by making an excellent meal
Slide 21
'Jim,' said Sal, 'I want to do better, and make 'ome 'appy to you and the little 'un'
Slide 22
Jim sat holding the child in his arms in absolute content
Slide 23
Jim, 'I'm so glad you've stopped at home'
Slide 24
Sal, 'I am 'appy, I don't know what to do'
Other related organisations

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1912 (item ref. 1645)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 218)

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

Mabel King, ‘How salvation came to Angel Court’ in Idylls of the poor (1909)


24 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003535

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 September 2014

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