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Slide set: In the harbour (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 9 slides, 1890)

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Slide 1**
My boat's that there in the harbour, and the man aboard's my mate
Slide 2**
Her as our boat's named arter was famous far and wide
Slide 3**
But one week wed and they parted -- he went with the fisher fleet
Slide 4**
She'd stood on the shore that morning and had watched the tiny sail
Slide 5
The boats that had sailed that morning with the fleet were half-a-score
Slide 6**
Stand by the hour together and murmur her husband's name
Slide 7**
The boat was out in the tempest -- and she was in it alone
Slide 8**
We carried him to a cottage, and we laid him on a bed
Slide 9**
That night with her arms around him, the poor mad woman died
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1890-1914 (item ref. 281)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 431)

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

George R. Sims, ‘In the harbour’ in several compilations

People appearing in slides

BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slides 1-3, 7-9


8 slides known to exist in private collection

9 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
SIMS, George R.  (1847-1922)
Lucerna ID  3000607

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