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Slide set: The road to Heaven (recitation: York & Son, 8 slides, 1890)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Ah! I can see what's happened
Slide 2
Some ragged boys had been seen with one
Slide 3
One was singing the carol
Slide 4
They sent him out to beg
Slide 5
He peered in the big broad stream
Slide 6
Then splash in the Thames, went Mike
Slide 7
They dragged his body out
Slide 8
Mike put his hand to his fevered head
Other related organisations

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 7679)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 44)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 427)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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

George R. Sims, ‘The road to Heaven’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The road to Heaven (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)


Dated from Stationer's Hall copyright records.


8 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
SIMS, George R.  (1847-1922)
Lucerna ID  3004211

Record created by Richard Crangle and Lydia Jakobs. Last updated 4 May 2024

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