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Slide set: Saved from the sea (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 10 slides, 1880s)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
A gallant ship went out to sea
Slide 2**
It was a child -- a little girl
Slide 3**
And every means the good wife used
Slide 4**
The weeping stranger told her tale
Slide 5**
I'd send it to the Union house
Slide 6**
And, as she read, she strongly felt
Slide 7**
The fishing boat went out to sea
Slide 8**
''Tis on my mind, dear child,' she said
Slide 9**
'God bless you all, and keep you His'
Slide 10**
The old man gave the bride away
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other references (2)
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 307

“From life models. A child saved from the sea is cared for by a good wife instead of being sent to the union house, with a happy ending.”

27 July 1888
Lucerna ID  3000421

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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