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Slide set: Billy's rose (recitation: York & Son, 10 slides, 1887-1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A vile and filthy alley
Slide 2

no image available
Slide 3

no image available
Slide 4
A drunken father's curses, and a drunken mother's blows
Slide 5

no image available
Slide 6
He told me that the pretty name was Rose
Slide 7
Then she knelt her down and prayed
Slide 8
The Rose fell at Nelly's feet
Slide 9

no image available
Slide 10

no image available
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1888-1914 (item ref. 74)

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 20105)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 152)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 441)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 116)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1887, latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

George R. Sims, ‘Billy's rose’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title Billy's rose (generic set title)

Dated from Stationer's Hall copyright records.
The Wood 1894 catalogue only lists nine slides, omitting slide 5.

5 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000438

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 July 2022

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