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Slide set: Dick's fairy (service of song: Walter Tyler, 40 slides, 1886-1892)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Introduction (Dick's fairy)
Slide 2

no image available
Slide 3**
She drew back into the shadow
Slide 4
Some distance they hurried on in silence
Slide 5**
Well, lad, what's thy business?
Slide 6
He clutched his fist
Slide 7

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Slide 8
Then her eyes filled with tears
Slide 9
He stood for some time looking out
Slide 10
The old man was busy cooking
Slide 11
It was in the window sill
Slide 12
That was Dick's proudest evening
Slide 13
She came and stood beside his chair
Slide 14
And now Fairy's last fear vanished
Slide 15

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Slide 16
He found Mrs Limber
Slide 17
The show trappings
Slide 18

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Slide 19
Dick settled down as toy maker
Slide 20
In those days of sickness
Slide 21
No, my boy, do not cry, she said
Slide 22
She sleeping
Slide 23
Luther told the whole story
Slide 24
Paragraph headed, Serious Accident
Slide 25
I'm bound to find her somewheres
Slide 26
He leaned against a lamp-post
Slide 27
They hurried with him to hospital
Slide 28
In the building was the object of his search
Slide 29
Is not that the blind girl, Fairy
Slide 30
Startled by the rattle of a cab
Slide 31
Mercy on us, said Luther
Slide 32
In a moment he had her in his arms
Slide 33
Fairy's discovery
Slide 34
It's right, Fairy, he exclaimed
Slide 35
Luther listened with astonishment
Slide 36

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Slide 37

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Slide 38
The new house
Slide 39
The song the old man loved
Slide 40**
In Dick's eyes no one is half so fair as Fairy
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Onward Publishing Office, 1892

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1892-1914 (item ref. 458)

in stock of Theobald & Co., 1893

in stock of Wrench & Son,  1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 17)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 155)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 497)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 50)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1886, latest possible 1892)
Reading or song

Silas K. Hocking (comp. I.A. Edgar), Dick's fairy (Manchester: Onward Publishing Office, n.d.)


A Band of Hope poster that appears in slide 31 matches one in A rill from the town pump, identifying these two sets as by the same maker.


37 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000773

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 April 2024

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