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Slide set: Little Mary: a temperance poem (recitation: Walter Tyler, 12 slides, in/before 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Poor Mary was a child of seven, etc.
Slide 2
Now Mary's mother low was laid, etc.
Slide 3
Full many a night her father spent, etc.
Slide 4
Poor Mary sat in deep distress, etc.
Slide 5
The night before she had a dream, etc. (With Effect)
Slide 6
Or lead my father through the lane, etc. (With Effect)
Slide 7

no image available
Slide 8
O Heavenly Father! etc. (Effect)
Slide 9
She laid herself upon her bed, etc. (Effect)
Slide 10
She closed her eyes, no more to weep, etc.
Slide 11
The drunkard woke next morn to find, etc.
Slide 12
Oh! can it be on England's shore, etc.
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 595)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 377)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 604)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1893)
Reading or song

Alfred J. Glasspool, ‘The story of little Mary’ in Onward reciter 53 (February 1876)

Related slide set

see generic title Little Mary (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000908

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 September 2021

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