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Slide set: The level crossing (recitation: York & Son, 9 slides, 1887)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The Eight O'clock Up's just gone, sir
Slide 2
I can tell you the story of Burton's Fate
Slide 3
She treated his words as jokes
Slide 4**
He plighted her his solemn word
Slide 5
And they heard her a-crying and sobbing
Slide 6
She went through the Service Bravely
Slide 7
She heard it first at the Station
Slide 8
He was Crossing there for the Platform
Slide 9
Why, bless us, the Lights are red!
** 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), 295

“The poem, by G. R. Sims, commencing ' The eight o'clock up's just gone, sir.”

6 February 1888
Lucerna ID  3000505

Record created by Richard Crangle and Lydia Jakobs. Last updated 4 May 2024

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