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Slide set: Sally (recitation: York & Son, 18 slides, in/before 1903)

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Slide 1**
Last night, as Jim sat smoking
Slide 2**
Sundays they'd come to tea
Slide 3**
She'd seat herself in the window
Slide 4**
We all went to Richmond Park
Slide 5**
And presently up comes Charlie to Jim
Slide 6**
Things went on very pleasantly till Christmas Day
Slide 7**
'Why, George!' says Sall, 'where's Charlie?'
Slide 8**
And put it down beside him
Slide 9**
'That's the tale he tells to the foreman'
Slide 10**
'Twas the face of a man that's ruined
Slide 11**
The next minute he was sobbing
Slide 12**
And though 'twas burnt up dreadful
Slide 13**
And Sally, she overhears it
Slide 14**
A Middlesex Hospital porter
Slide 15**
In the accident ward
Slide 16**
She knelt beside him
Slide 17**
We found the bag with the money
Slide 18**
And as a wedding present upon his wedding day
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1903-1914 (item ref. 1344)

in stock of Newton & Co., 1912 (item ref. AOZ)

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1912 (item ref. 1434)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 189)

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

‘Jim's Wife’, ‘Sally: or, how Charlie Dunn's innocence was established’ in Gordon League ballads (1897)


18 slides in The Hecht Collection: Screen Archive South East (University of Brighton)

18 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001611

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 April 2023

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