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Slide set: The cotter's Saturday night (recitation: York & Son, 9 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Portrait of Burns
Slide 2
The miry beasts retreating frae the plough
Slide 3
The toilworn Cotter frae his labour goes
Slide 4
At length his lonely cot appears in view
Slide 5
The lisping infant prattling on his knee
Slide 6
Their eldest hope, their Jenny, woman grown
Slide 7
But hark! a rap comes gently to the door
Slide 8
O happy love! where love like this is found
Slide 9
The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1892

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1803)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 214)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Person linked to this set

creator of source image(s): FAED, John, F.R.S.A.  (1819-1902)

Reading or song

Robert Burns, ‘The cotter's Saturday night’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The cotter's Saturday night (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

FAED, John, F.R.S.A.  (1819-1902) – creator of source image(s), slides 2-9

People appearing in slides

BURNS, Robert  (1759-1796) – slide 1

Lucerna ID  3004517

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 May 2024

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