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Slide set: The jackdaw of Rheims (recitation: J. Barnard & Son, 12 slides, n.d.)

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Slide 1
The Jackdaw of Rheims
Slide 2
The Jackdaw sat on the Cardinal's chair!
Slide 3
That little Jackdaw kept hopping about
Slide 4
That little Jackdaw hops off with the ring!
Slide 5
There's a cry and a shout
Slide 6

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Slide 7
That, heedless of grammar, they all cried, 'That's him!'
Slide 8
Till they came to the back of the belfry door
Slide 9
And off that terrible curse he took
Slide 10
At matins, at vespers, he never was out
Slide 11
And at last in the odour of sanctity died
Slide 12

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Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

‘Thomas Ingoldsby’, ‘The jackdaw of Rheims’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The jackdaw of Rheims (generic set title – 7 different versions are known)

The slide titles are adapted from the text of the reading - the slides themselves carry no titles or numbers.

10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3007554

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 February 2013

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