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Slide set: Polly: an old salt's yarn (recitation: Walter Tyler, 8 slides, in/before 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Well, no, young gents, I don't let out no boats to you to-day
Slide 2
You knows my old boat Polly, and you calls her an old tub
Slide 3
That's the signal of a vessel in distress
Slide 4
Another moment and our boat had left him on the wreck
Slide 5
The man on deck had seen me pitch headforemost in the sea
Slide 6
I never thought that we should reach the harbour bar alive
Slide 7
I pulled to where the lighthouse shone as brightly as a star
Slide 8
And so my lads that's how it was I came by that old boat
Other related organisations

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1891-1909 (item ref. 386)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1892-1914 (item ref. 487)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
recitation
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1891)
Reading or song
Collections

8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000802

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 September 2021

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