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Slide set: Chorister Jim (story: manufacturer unknown, 40 slides, in/before 1913)

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Slide 1
Portrait of Chorister Jim
Slide 2
Eh! dear, what's 'e been doing this time?
Slide 3
So you've come to talk to me about the choir
Slide 4
I'll take someone who can behave decently in church
Slide 5
Come and shake hands over it, Jim
Slide 6
I took Jim to peep into the basket
Slide 7
It was Dick Carter who spoke
Slide 8
I found Ted an interesting boy
Slide 9
If yer like, yer can have my sketes a bit
Slide 10
I told him Jim was a chorister at the Parish Church
Slide 11
Great excitement prevailed among the junior members
Slide 12
Yah! yer silly young luny
Slide 13
The whole choir, with the Vicar and Curate, were on the platform
Slide 14
Oh! please, sir, do come
Slide 15
Now's your chance! You'll be too late in a minute
Slide 16
'What thee going to do, Jim?' asked Ted
Slide 17
He swam well for his age
Slide 18
The little knot of fishermen found their way to the cave
Slide 19
The Vicar and the choir sang, 'Eternal Father'
Slide 20
Only three of the stalwart fishermen remained with us
Slide 21
A few minutes later they came carrying their burdens like babies
Slide 22
Well, doctor, what do you think of them?
Slide 23
Jim would hardly leave hold of my hand for a moment
Slide 24
Yes, the trouble between them was over at last
Slide 25
The Vicar found her sitting up waiting for Jim
Slide 26
It was a very crowded congregation
Slide 27
Jim never sang more beatifully
Slide 28
The next instant he had sat down
Slide 29
I carried him into the vestry
Slide 30
You seemed to be interested in the lad
Slide 31
In the vestry I was assailed by countless questions
Slide 32
Mrs Shaw was evidently very feeble
Slide 33
'E used to have a spite agin me, yer know
Slide 34
Please, sir, do you think I shall ever get well?
Slide 35
Are you sorry to think you are going to live with Jesus?
Slide 36
Jim, I want to tell you something
Slide 37
'Li-lift me up,' he gasped
Slide 38
I should -- like -- Dick -- to give 'ave him
Slide 39
We stood round the open grave
Slide 40
While I stand I seem to hear his voice calling back

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 220)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1913)
Reading or song

Bingley Roel, Chorister Jim (London: Jarrold & Sons, 1897)


40 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003328

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 July 2023

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