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Slide set: How the 'Mag' went down (recitation: York & Son, 16 slides, in/before 1903)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The night was wild and boist'rous
Slide 2
'God help and save the sailor'
Slide 3
'All safe but one,' they told her
Slide 4
While from the window gleaming
Slide 5
The cottage fire was burning
Slide 6
A mate had helped him homeward
Slide 7
'Hi, Joe! the boat is wanted'
Slide 8
'Take me instead! I'm able'
Slide 9
The boat was launched in safety
Slide 10
Then bent them to their labour
Slide 11
'My son! O God, I thank Thee!'
Slide 12
Who cheered to see the lifeboat
Slide 13
Across the weed-strewn sands
Slide 14
'My mother! oh, my mother!'
Slide 15
They buried her with honour
Slide 16
Both were noted for piety and power
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1903-1914 (item ref. 1341)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1427)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1903)
Reading or song

B.E. Slade, How the 'Mag' went down (n.d.)


16 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001608

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 August 2017

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