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Slide set: A sad trade (recitation: Riley Brothers, 16 slides, 1908)

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Slide 1
Thomas was coachman to Squire Lawrence
Slide 2
A public, that was called 'The Lamb and Flag'
Slide 3
Tom simply put him out
Slide 4
She got to know the people
Slide 5
This woman comes creeping in
Slide 6
'Now, Mrs Hames,' says she
Slide 7
'It's true,' she says, a-sobbing
Slide 8
They got them to sign the pledge
Slide 9
They couldn't find a street without a beer-shop
Slide 10
Rachel heard children screaming
Slide 11
On the floor lay the wife -- dead
Slide 12
He gave her 'a little push'
Slide 13
Rachel came round to tea
Slide 14
They opened a splendid place
Slide 15
Now go to 'The Jolly Sandboys'
Slide 16**
But just a word to finish
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1908-1914 (item ref. 1581)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 197)

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life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

‘Jim's Wife’, ‘A sad trade’ in several compilations


16 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001838

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 August 2014

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