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Slide set: In the signal box (recitation: York & Son, 6 slides, 1886)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
I was on at the Box down yonder
Slide 2**
I kissed our Sleeping Child
Slide 3**
I lifted him up, and he kissed his little hand
Slide 4**
What shall I do? Oh, Heaven!
Slide 5**
That voice, Oh, merciful Heaven! 'tis the Child's
Slide 6**
She leapt on the line and saved him
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1361)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Newton & Co., 1899-1913 (item ref. RC)

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 60)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 191)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 414)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 39)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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

George R. Sims, ‘In the signal box: a station master's story’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title In the signal box (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)


5 slides known to exist in private collection

6 slides known to exist in private collection

6 slides known to exist in private collection

6 slides in Ilfracombe Museum Collection

2 slides in Kirklees Museums and Galleries

1 slide in Dodie Masterman Collection

Subject keyword
SIMS, George R.  (1847-1922)
Lucerna ID  3004031

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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