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Slide set: The pilot's story: a tale of the sea (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A Pilot sees queer things
Slide 2
A Ship beating for the Harbour
Slide 3
The Ship was drifting on the Rocks
Slide 4
Only the Beacon Light to guide her
Slide 5
The Storm had done its work
Slide 6**
Pollie was half dazed like
Slide 7
She never seemed quite right after it
Slide 8**
'Jack, come back; come back, Jack'
Slide 9
Again and again have I got up in the middle of the night
Slide 10
It was Pollie's Jack
Slide 11
She gave a scream and fell in his arms
Slide 12
A happier couple you never set eyes on
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Theobald & Co., 1893

in stock of James Lancaster & Son, 1897

in stock of John Piggott, 1897

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 771)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1893)
Reading or song

‘The pilot's story’ in Readings in prose and verse


1 slide known to exist in private collection

12 slides in Dodie Masterman Collection

1 slide in Museu del Cinema – Col·lecció Tomàs Mallol

Lucerna ID  3005037

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 February 2019

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