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Slide set: The jackdaw of Rheims (recitation: J. Barnard & Son, 12 slides, n.d.)

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Slide 1**
The Jackdaw of Rheims
Slide 2**
The Jackdaw sat on the Cardinal's chair!
Slide 3**
That little Jackdaw kept hopping about
Slide 4**
That little Jackdaw hops off with the ring!
Slide 5**
There's a cry and a shout
Slide 6
The Cardinal rose with a dignified look
Slide 7**
That, heedless of grammar, they all cried, 'That's him!'
Slide 8**
Till they came to the back of the belfry door
Slide 9**
And off that terrible curse he took
Slide 10**
At matins, at vespers, he never was out
Slide 11**
And at last in the odour of sanctity died
Slide 12
The conclave determined to make him a Saint
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
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drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

‘Thomas Ingoldsby’, ‘The jackdaw of Rheims’ in several compilations

Related slide set

see generic title The jackdaw of Rheims (generic set title – 7 different versions are known)

The slide titles are adapted from the text of the reading - the slides themselves carry no titles or numbers.

12 slides known to exist in private collection

10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3007554

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 February 2013

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