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Slide set: How Jane Conquest rang the bell (story: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1903)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
[She is sitting there with her dying child]
Slide 2
[Gazes out of the window across the sea]
Slide 3
[She is torn with doubt as to what she can to to help the mariners]
Slide 4
[She sinks down on her knees, offers up prayer]
Slide 5
[Bravely through the tempest she forced her way]
Slide 6
[She seizes hold of the bell rope]
Slide 7
[The Lifeboat forces its way slowly, but steadily]
Slide 8
[Harry Conquest drags his weary steps across the beach and along the road]
Slide 9
[Seized with a terrible dread he sinks fainting to the ground]
Slide 10
[His eyes gaze upon a woman lying full length]
Slide 11
[The woman bent forward and gazed upon the upturned face]
Slide 12
[There lies the child she had left racked with fever]
Other related organisation

in stock of George Houghton & Son, 1903 (item ref. 805)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1903)
Reading or song

‘How Jane Conquest rang the bell’ in Readings in prose and verse

Related slide set

see generic title Jane Conquest (generic set title – 5 different versions are known)

The slide titles are adapted from the text of the reading; the slides themselves carry no titles.

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3005985

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 July 2014

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