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Slide set: Down by the ferry (song: Bamforth & Co., 21 slides, 1903)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2**
Young Robin Gray is sitting on the stile
Slide 3**
He gazes on the valley far below, and sees the river flow
Slide 4**
A lovely little lassie stems the stream
Slide 5**
Poor Robin cannot fly -- he has no wings -- so, at a distance, sings
Slide 6
Down by the ferry dwells Rosie Lee
Slide 7**
We'll pull together, when she's my wife
Slide 8**
Words of Chorus
Slide 9**
The sun has given place to moon and stars
Slide 10**
The valley all in purple shadow lies
Slide 11**
Two lovers by the river wend their way
Slide 12**
You know the kind of bird -- he has no wings
Slide 13**
She is very fond of me
Slide 14**
Away we'll float in our own little boat
Slide 15**
The valley wears a bridal-veil of snow
Slide 16**
The blushes and the orange-blossoms tell the tale we know so well
Slide 17**
Bold Robin Gray is gloriously dressed in all his 'Sunday-best'
Slide 18**
The wedding-bells are ringing loud and long
Slide 19
Down by the ferry dwells Rosie Lee
Slide 20
We'll pull together when she's my wife
Slide 21**
In our own little boat down the stream of life
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Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

‘Harry Dacre’, ‘Down by the ferry’ (London: Frank Dean & Co., 1902)

Lucerna ID  3002397

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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