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Slide set: Jessica's first prayer (story: G.M. Mason, 30 slides, n.d.)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
In a corner was a neat coffee-stall
Slide 2
The stall-keeper became aware of her gaze
Slide 3
'Why don't you go away little girl,' he said
Slide 4
'Slip in here,' said the owner
Slide 5
'I'm off, sir,' she said sharply
Slide 6
Jessica kept her eyes on the pile of buns
Slide 7
Jessica covered the penny with her foot
Slide 8
Daniel looked at her searchingly
Slide 9
Daniel pondered much over it
Slide 10
Jessica's room had once been a hayloft
Slide 11
Daniel opened the doors and entered
Slide 12
Daniel discovers Jessica in the church
Slide 13
She spied a place of concealment
Slide 14
The children discovered Jessica behind the door
Slide 15
The minister sat in his vestry
Slide 16
Daniel came into the vestry
Slide 17
The minister led Jessica into his vestry
Slide 18
Jessica shut her eyelids tightly
Slide 19
Jessica took her old seat behind the stall
Slide 20
'What do you want such a deal of money for?' she enquired
Slide 21
The minister sat down in the loft
Slide 22
Jessica led him by the nearest way into the city
Slide 23
She came with a cloak and bonnet on
Slide 24
Daniel looked over his savings bank book
Slide 25
Daniel finds Jessica in the loft
Slide 26
He laid his coat over Jessica
Slide 27
The mistress of the lodgings stood at the door
Slide 28
The minister advanced into the room
Slide 29
There was a sweet yet surprised smile on Jessica's face
Slide 30
She spent many a happy day at work in the chapel
Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

‘Hesba Stretton’, Jessica's first prayer (London: Religious Tract Society, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title Jessica's first prayer (generic set title – 7 different versions are known)


30 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003994

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 March 2013

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